Sixers vs Bulls: Game Three
The Philadephia 76ers took one step closer to emulating the Grizzlies feat of last year as they won their game three against top seed Chicago. Without Rose and now Joakim Noah likely out some time, this upset is looking more and more likely.
“Our defense clamped down. I thought fatigue was a big factor for them.”
— Sixers head coach Doug Collins, on Chicago’s injuries.
Center Spencer Hawes led the Sixers with 21 points and 9 rebounds whilst Jrue Holiday kept up his strong play with 17 points and 6 assists, as well as 6 rebounds. Carlos Boozer had 18 and 10 for the Bulls while All Star Luol Deng was restricted to just 5 points.