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Bulls fans found themselves without the likes of Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah on the court in the fourth.
Instead, they witnessed two young players in Omer Asik and Taj Gibson. They led the defensive charge down low during the Bulls' amazing final stretch.
Gibson was hitting all of his shots, whether it was a mid range jumper, a hook floater, or a post up move with an "and one."
He has seemingly come out of his shell during this series and has looked more impressive than ever before. The Bulls new these potential was there and they are finally seeing it.
Asik may not have had the offensive firepower that Gibson did, but he certainly held his own in the paint on the defensive side.
Look how far Asik has come since opening the season. Go watch the opening two weeks.
He was just a lanky guy who had no idea how to run defensive schemes, set a pick, or adjust to the speed of the NBA. This could be Thibodeau's best coaching job of the year.