2012 NBA Playoffs, 76ers Vs. Bulls Game 6: Game Time, TV Schedule And More

May 8, 2012; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bulls center Omer Asik (3) and power forward Carlos Boozer (5) battle for a rebound during the first half of game five in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs against the Philadelphia 76ers at the United Center. The Bulls won 77-69. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-US PRESSWIRE

The Chicago Bulls will try to avoid elimination on Thursday against the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 6 of the teams' first round series in the 2012 NBA Playoffs.

The Chicago Bulls will try to avoid becoming the fifth No. 1 seed ever to lose in the first round of the NBA playoffs on Thursday when they visit the Wells Fargo Center. The Philadelphia 76ers hold a 3-2 lead going into Game 6 of the best-of-seven series. The Bulls won Game 5 on their home court on Tuesday, but they'll have to win their first road game of the series to get things back to Chicago on Saturday for Game 7.

The series has been a sloppy affair with both teams struggling to shoot over 40 percent from the field every night. Health is a serious concern for Chicago: power forward Taj Gibson and center Joakim Noah are reach nursing ankle injuries. Noah suffered his sprain in Game 3 and hasn't played since. Gibson was injured in the third quarter of Game 5, but would return to help key the Chicago victory.


Related: 2012 NBA Playoffs: Bulls Persevere Past Philly To Force Game 6 (Chicago Bulls Notebook)

Game Date & Time: Thursday, May 9 6:00 p.m. CT

Location: Wells Fargo Center; Philadelphia, PA

TV: Comcast SportsNet

For more on this game, stick with SB Nation Chicago. For more on the Bulls, head over to Blog a Bull. Additional 76ers analysis can be found at Liberty Ballers. For more news, notes and analysis from around the NBA, visit SB Nation's NBA news hub.

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