The Chicago Bulls have a huge asset returning to action Monday afternoon as reigning MVP Derrick Rose is in the starting lineup against the Atlanta Hawks, according to CSN Chicago's Gail Fischer:
Rose is starting.— Gail Fischer (@GAILFISCH) February 20, 2012
Rose had missed five straight games with five straight losses, going 3-2 without their dynamic point guard. The Bulls still boast one of the league's best records with a 25-8 mark, but now trail the Miami Heat (25-7) for the top seed in the Eastern Conference.
The Hawks enter the game looking to hand the Bulls their first losing streak of the season after Chicago lost a surprising 85-97 contest to the New Jersey Nets.
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