Trying to force a Game 7, the Chicago Bulls and Philadelphia 76ers are tied, 63-63, through three quarters on Thursday night. The Bulls trailed by 12 points with just five minutes remaining in the third period, but they proceeded to close out the quarter on a stunning 16-4 run.
In the first seven minutes of the third quarter, the Bulls scored just seven points and it almost looked like the door was closing early on a brutally disappointing season. Then the team finally found some offensive rhythm, and suddenly we're going into the fourth quarter with a blank slate as the Bulls try to push things to a Game 7, which would go down in Chicago.
Richard Hamilton and Luol Deng are leading Chicago with 17 points apiece, plus C.J. Watson has six points and eight assists. Jrue Holiday leads Philadelphia with 14 points.
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