The Chicago Bulls need a victory today to avoid becoming the fifth top seed in league history to lose in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The Bulls need to win tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers to force a Game 7 on Sunday at the United Center. After a quarter in Game 6, the Bulls trail the Philadelphia 24-22.
Luol Deng leads Chicago with eight points on 4-of-5 shooting. Richard Hamilton has seven points for the Bulls on 3-of-5 shooting. C.J. Watson has two points and five assists for Chicago through the first period.
Jrue Holiday has nine points on 3-of-3 shooting for the 76ers. Small forward Andre Iguodala has three points for Philadelphia.
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