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Make someone else score other than Lopez and Williams.
Joe Johnson was crucial in the Game 4 triple-overtime thriller, but he has been largely ineffective throughout the rest of the series.
Williams and Lopez have combined to average 42.5 points in this series, which is almost half of the Nets' total scoring output per game.
The Nets' role players have been playing well in the recent stretch, but the Bulls will need to shut down Willaims and Lopez first and foremost. If both of them have exceptional games, then the Bulls will see themselves going home and blowing a 3-1 series lead.
The value of Kirk Hinrich and his perimeter defense is sorely missed in the past couple of games, and it's evident that Williams has had an easier time maneuvering around the Bulls defense and finding the open man while Hinrich was out.