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Rose Anxious as Playoffs Start
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls jumped to the top of the Eastern Conference and earned homecourt advantage throughout the playoffs by finishing with the NBA's best record.

Now, they're eyeing another championship.

Their first-round series against Indianapolis starts Saturday. It will be another showcase for Bulls guard Derrick Rose, a favorite for the MVP award. Not since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen led pair of three-peats in the 1990s have the Bulls been this good. Now their All-Star point guard from Chicago's South Side has a chance to take his place alongside the greats.

He says the Bulls are looking for more after back-to-back first-round playoff exits.

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