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NBA Playoff Preview - Chicago vs. Washington

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Bulls have experience and the ability to succeed when it comes to overcoming the odds.The odds are actually in the Bulls' favor when they match up with the Washington Wizards in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. The Bulls grabbed the fourth seed after losing out on the No. 3 spot to the Toronto Raptors, while the Wizards squared away the fifth seed in the East.Chicago is in the postseason for a sixth straight year and for the second time without point guard Derrick Rose because of lingering knee issues. The Bulls got by without Rose in the first round last season, using a full seven-game series to dispose of the Brooklyn Nets, but the eventual two-time NBA champion Miami Heat bounced the Bulls in five games in the East semifinals.Now the Bulls are taking on a young and inexperienced Wizards team that won two of three meetings against them in the regular season. The Wizards have to play the first two games in the Windy City, where they are just 5-15...

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