The Chicago Bulls closed the second quarter on a 10-2 run to grab a 35-26 lead at halftime of Game 5 tonight at the United Center. Philly scored just 10 points in the second quarter. Chicago trails in the first round series 3-1 and needs a win tonight to extend its season.
Luol Deng has 11 points and five rebounds on 5-of-8 shooting at the half to lead Chicago. John Lucas III came off the bench to add five points. Taj Gibson has been a defensive menace, finishing the half with two points, three rebounds and five blocks.
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