The Nets have now won two games in a row to force a Game 7 and are able to play the all-important Game 7 in Brooklyn. Get NBA playoff odds at Bovada sportsbook.
The Bulls (3-3) were in prime position after taking a 3-1 lead and had two chances to close out the Nets in this opening round series. In Game 6, the Bulls even had a home game to take the series and move on to the Miami Heat but were unable to and lost 95-92. Marco Belinelli got a start and played 46 minutes for the Bulls. In this extended time, Belinelli led the team in scoring with 22 points, with seven assists and five rebounds. Belinelli did not shoot well from the field, 8-21, but gave the Bulls some much needed assistance because the Chicago virtually only played six players. Joakim Noah scored 14 points and had 15 rebounds.
The Nets (3-3) clawed back into this series showing their new Brooklyn fight. They won in Chicago, 95-92, to force a Game 7 in Brooklyn. Four of the five starters finished in double figures. Reggie Evans was the only one who didn’t score at least 10 points but he also had 15 rebounds for the Nets.
The Nets have covered the spread in four out of the six games in the series.
This series belongs to the Nets now. I don’t see them losing Game 7 in Brooklyn after winning the last two games, especially after the win in Chicago so redeem sportsbook promotion codes.