James and Co. hardly sweating Bulls

Even when at its best, Chicago still no threat to Cavaliers

Updated: April 17, 2010, 10:20 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

The thing about one-sided matchups like the first-round Cleveland Cavaliers-Chicago Bulls playoff series is that they can deceive. For it was when the Bulls looked their best Saturday that their chances looked the worst.

Cleveland ended up winning 96-83, but the score was immaterial. The Cavs maintained a lead that hovered around 16 in the second quarter, then built it to 22 in the third before becoming bored long enough for a seven-minute scoring draught to allow the Bulls to climb to within ...

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