CLEVELAND — The Bulls are in trouble — huge trouble — after falling 106-101 to the Cavaliers here Tuesday and going down three games to two in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
For one thing, this was the 20th time the Bulls had been tied 2-2 in a best-of-seven playoff series — and the Game 5 winner went on to win 18 of the previous 19 series. Ouch. Similarly, Cleveland had been involved in nine previous such Game 5s, with the winner eventually claiming eight of those series. Read more