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Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah (13) battles Reggie Evans (30) and small forward Gerald Wallace for a rebound during the first half of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 25, 2013)

Game 3: Nets vs. Bulls

The Nets fell to the Bulls, 79-76, in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals Thursday in Chicago. The Bulls lead the series 2-1.

Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls fouls Brook
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Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls fouls Brook Lopez of the Nets in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 25, 2013)

Loul Deng #9 of the Chicago Bulls shoots
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Loul Deng #9 of the Chicago Bulls shoots over Deron Williams #8 of the Nets in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 25, 2013)

Kirk Hinrich #12 of the Chicago Bulls is
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Kirk Hinrich #12 of the Chicago Bulls is pressured by Brook Lopez #11 and Deron Williams #8 of the Nets in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 25, 2013)

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Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls shoots
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Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls shoots against Brook Lopez #11 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 25, 2013)

Brook Lopez blocks a shot by Kirk Hinrich
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Brook Lopez blocks a shot by Kirk Hinrich #12 of the Chicago Bulls in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 25, 2013)

Deron Williams passes between Carlos Boozer #5 and
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Deron Williams passes between Carlos Boozer #5 and Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 25, 2013)

Deron Williams tries to rebound in front of
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Deron Williams tries to rebound in front of teammates Reggie Evans #30 and Andray Blatche #0 as Nazr Mohammed #48 of the Chicago Bulls knocks the ball away in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 25, 2013)

P.J. Carlesimo talks with Deron Williams #8 as
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P.J. Carlesimo talks with Deron Williams #8 as the Nets take on the Chicago Bulls in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 25, 2013)

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Joe Johnson (7) shoots over Chicago Bulls' Jimmy
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Joe Johnson (7) shoots over Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler (21) and Nazr Mohammed during the first half of in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 25, 2013)

Deron Williams, right, pressures Chicago Bulls guard Kirk
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Deron Williams, right, pressures Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich during the first half of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 25, 2013)

Deron Williams (8) shoots over Chicago Bulls guard
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Deron Williams (8) shoots over Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich during the first half of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 25, 2013)

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah (13) battles Reggie
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Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah (13) battles Reggie Evans (30) and small forward Gerald Wallace for a rebound during the first half of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 25, 2013)

Chicago Bulls power forward Carlos Boozer complains to
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Chicago Bulls power forward Carlos Boozer complains to a referee about a call against him during the first half of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 25, 2013)

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Carlos Boozer #5 of the Chicago Bulls rebounds
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Carlos Boozer #5 of the Chicago Bulls rebounds against Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 25, 2013)

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah (13) shoots over
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Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah (13) shoots over Brook Lopez during the first half of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (April 25, 2013)

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