Seeing Red: Chicago Bulls Hit New Gear

March 22nd, 2011 by Steven Elonich Leave a reply »
Following a 40-point blowout over the Sacramento Kings, many could expect a letdown for the Chicago Bulls when they took on the Atlanta Hawks.

Exactly the opposite occurred. The Bulls finished with their second win of 30 or more points in as many nights. Keep in mind, the Hawks aren't a pushover by any standards, currently holding the fifth seed in the East.

Rose, once again, set a new career high in a statistic, something not very unusual for Bulls fans to see. This time it came from behind the arc, hitting six deep balls in the game, shooting 75 percent from downtown while doing so. He led the Bulls with 30 points alongside his 10 assists in 29 minutes of play.

Luol Deng was the only other Bull who scored in double digits, finishing with 27. He made 10 of his 15 shots while draining all six of his free throws.

The second quarter is where the Bulls really put the hammer down on the Hawks, hitting on 80 percent of their shot attempts from the field. The Bulls led by nearly 30 at the break, and as most teams would have coasted to the finish, the Bulls continued to hustle like the game was on the line: an excellent depiction of what coa ...

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