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2012 NBA Playoffs, Bulls Vs. 76ers Score Update: Chicago Leads By 4 After 1st Quarter

The Chicago Bulls lead the Philadelphia 76ers 28-24 after the first quarter in the first game of their opening round series in the 2012 NBA Playoffs. Top-seeded Chicago enters as a heavy favorite in the first round, and thus far Tom Thibodeau's team is showing why most expect the Bulls to run past Philadelphia in the opening round.

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Richard Hamilton had an excellent first quarter for Chicago, which is very encouraging for Bulls fans. Hamilton scored 11 points on 4-of-4 shooting.

Luol Deng and Carlos Boozer each have four points and three rebounds for Chicago at the end of one quarter.

Elton Brand leads the 76ers with eight points.

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