Scouting Update: Bulls-Wizards
Washington got a big effort from Juan Dixon (career-high 35 points) to even the series 2-2. Now, can the Wizards win in Chicago?
Bulls: The Washington Wizards have started to wear down the Chicago Bulls, or so it seems following a 106-99 victory that evened the series at 2-2. The depth factor is starting to be exposed, although the Bulls' second unit played tremendously in the fourth quarter, trimming a 28-point lead down to six in the last 30 seconds. It has been a trend in this series for the Bulls to fall behind. Game 4 at the half found Chicago down by 24 points.
Chris Duhon's inability to fight through a sore back suffered in the morning shoot-around left him scoreless after just nine minutes. Ben Gordon's 1-for-13 exhibition leads one to believe he's still reeling from the flu. The young Bulls looked rattled, falling behind 12-2 at the start, and 19-5 at the 5:30 mark.
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