MILWAUKEE — As the Chicago Bulls get set for a second-round showdown against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, Bulls players are emboldened by the fact that this is their best-equipped team to knock off James in Tom Thibodeau's five-year
It is in the gated Royal Ridge development, a neighborhood where many Bulls, including Ben Gordon, Luol Deng and Thabo Sefolosha, had owned homes. Nocioni is the final Bull of his era to leave Royal Ridge, a real draw for Bulls players before the team
Game 6 was not like any of the previous games in the series between the Milwaukee Bucks and Chicago Bulls. The Bulls ended the Bucks' season with a blowout 120-66 victory.
The Bulls led 34-16 after the first quarter and 84-38 about halfway through the third quarter. It was a complete, unmitigated rout, with Chicago determined to avoid the embarrassment of letting a team down 3-0 force a Game 7.