Cavs vs. Bulls, Game 5
at Quicken Loans Arena
Game 5 of Eastern Conference first-round playoffs
(Cavs win best-of-seven series, 4-1)
TV: TNT, Fox Sports Ohio, WUAB
WHAT HAPPENed: The Cavs closed out the Bulls on Tuesday.
Finally, the Cavs and Celtics will reacquaint themselves in the playoffs. The team teams duked it out in 2008, with the Celtics winning, 4-3.
This series won't be much different.
The big story on Wednesday will be LeBron James' right elbow. He's had an MRI and X-ray on the elbow and there's no structural damage.
Bulls guard Derrick Rose had an MRI on his left ankle on Monday. He still had 31 points on Tuesday.
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LBJ'S SHOT: LeBron James' 40-some foot shot against the Bulls wasn't a heave. It was a regular shot from just over midcourt.
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BANGO STUNT: OK, I don't usually get too excited about mascot's stunts. But this one by Bucks mascot, Bango, is crazy.
SF LeBron James (6-8, 250) vs. Luol Deng (6-9, 220)
PF Antawn Jamison (6-9, 235) vs. Taj Gibson (6-9, 225)
C Shaquille O'Neal (7-1, 325) vs. Joakim Noah (6-11, 232)
SG Anthony Parker (6-6, 210) vs. Kirk Hinrich (6-3, 190)
PG Mo Williams (6-1, 190) vs. Derrick Rose (6-3, 190)
PROJECTED INACTIVE LIST
Cavs – G Danny Green, G Sebastian Telfair, F Leon Powe.
Bulls - G Devin Brown, F Joe Alexander, F Rob Kurz.
Ken Mauer, Bill Kennedy, Zach Zarba