Chicago Bulls Clinch Playoff Berth with Win over Nets

Chicago Bulls Clinch Playoff Berth with Win over Nets
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The 2016-17 regular season wasn’t always kind to the Chicago Bulls, but they will be playing in the playoffs following a 112-73 win over the Brooklyn Nets at United Center on Wednesday night.


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April 13, 2017 at 2:15:15 AM GMT

By virtue of that result and the Indiana Pacers‘ win over the Atlanta Hawks, the Bulls clinched the Eastern Conference’s No. 8 seed and set up a first-round date with the Boston Celtics.

While the Bulls have encountered their fair share of struggles throughout the year, they were able to string…