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- Derrick Rose: a sickening loss.
The Bulls beat the Philadelphia 76ers 103-91 in the first game of their opening-round NBA playoff series. That gave them an impressive record of 13-2 on the season with their original intended starting lineup.
And while the Bulls’ season will continue on, that’s where that particular breakdown will stop. Derrick Rose, last season’s NBA Most Valuable Player, snapped a ligament in his left knee making an abrupt stop late in the game and is done for the playoffs and quite likely the calendar year on into next season.