With star PG Derrick Rose still sidelined with an injury, the Bulls have seemingly lost some of their edge. The duo of PG John Lucas III (9 MIN, 6 PTS) and PG C.J. Watson (8 MIN, 9 PTS, 1 AST) have tried to fill the gap left by Rose, but Philadelphia's Holiday (15 PTS, 2 REB) has thus far stolen the show.
As a team, the Bulls have committed 10 turnovers to the 76ers' 5, and their start to the game could not have been worse. Over the first five minutes, the Bulls fell into an 11-0 deficit and have been fighting back ever since. The 76ers finally showed signs of weakness near the end of the first half when they allowed SG Ronnie Brewer to slip through for a buzzer-beating layup and a 44-38 score.
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