The Chicago Bulls are poised to make it to the Conference Finals. That is, if they can clinch their second round series against the Atlanta Hawks. If Tuesday's victory is any indication of how the Bulls will play tonight, Chicago fans should be cautiously optimistic.
The Chicago Blackhawks’ come from behind playoff run came to an end on Tuesday. The team lost to the Vancouver Canucks in overtime. But the Bulls managed to lock up the first round of the playoffs, beating the Indiana Pacers 116-89 at the United Center.
Here's the AP copy for the big story today:Three men with ties to the Chicago Bulls are part of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2011. Tex Winter was the innovator of the "Triangle" offense. He served as coach Phil Jackson's assistant on all six Bulls championship teams.