Chicago Bulls Defeat Hawks 99-82 to Take 2-1 Lead in NBA Playoff Series

The Chicago Bulls defeated the Atlanta Hawks 99-82 to take a 2-1 lead in the National Basketball Association playoff series. Derrick Rose scored 44 points for the Bulls at Philips Arena in Atlanta. Jeff Teague had 21 points for the Hawks.

Atlanta hosts Game 4 on May 8 in the best-of-seven series.

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