Who Should Be Chicago Bulls' Clutch 5 in NBA Playoffs?

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Who Should Be Chicago Bulls' Clutch 5 in NBA Playoffs?
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Jimmy Butler and Luol Deng should both be on the floor late in playoff games.

The 2012-13 NBA season has been laden with injuries for the Chicago Bulls, inevitably forcing them to utilize an array of "clutch five" lineups late in games.

Come the playoffs, which five players should be on the hardwood with the game on the line?

This is obviously dependent upon who's healthy, namely Derrick Rose. If Rose returns soon (which is seeming less and less likely), then he'll certainly be an integral factor down the stretch in playoff games.

However, in this slideshow, we'll assume that he won't be in action. 

Therefore, without a true superstar, which clutch-five bunch can contribute effectively enough to make plays when it really counts?

One thing is for sure: Coach Tom Thibodeau will have his guys ready, and they'll aptly compete against anybody.

At some point, though, talent and timely production must come from the men in uniform. The five listed here are the men who give the Bulls the best chance to grind out wins in the game's final moments.

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