Experience counts -- a little

Bulls aren't as green as you think -- and having Thibodeau and Rose doesn't hurt

Updated: April 16, 2011, 3:19 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Maybe it matters later on. Maybe, if the Chicago Bulls play the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals, the debate has some legs.

But for now?

The Bulls' playoff experience -- or comparative lack thereof -- means very little, and here's why:

They're really not as inexperienced as they are made out to be.

If Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah are examples of playoff newbies, everyone should wish for such inexperience. Two hard-fought -- and, in ...

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