May 8, 2012; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bulls power forward Carlos Boozer (5) shoots over Philadelphia 76ers power forward Elton Brand (42) during the first half of game five in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at the United Center. The Bulls won 77-69. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-US PRESSWIRE
The Philadelphia 76ers will attempt to close out their series with the Chicago Bulls in Game 6 on Thursday.
On Thursday, the Philadelphia 76ers will return home looking to close out their series with the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls were able to survive the first elimination game with an 77-69 win in Game 5, but the 76ers still lead the best-of-seven series 3-2.
Philadelphia has been led in the series by Jrue Holiday and Spencer Hawes. Holiday leads the 76ers in scoring, averaging 19.0 points per game. Hawes is third on the team in scoring at 12.2 points per game and leads Philadelphia in rebounding with 7.6 rebounds per game.
Chicago has battled injures throughout the series, losing Derrick Rose in Game 1 and playing without Joakin Noah in Game 5. Carlos Boozer has averaged 15.6 points per game and 9.2 rebounds per game during the series, while Luol Deng is coming off his best game of the playoffs. In Game 5, Deng led the way for Chicago with 24 points and eight rebounds.
Game 6 will tip off at 7:00 p.m. ET and be televised on NBA TV.
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