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Much too close for comfort

Despite 2-0 lead, the Bulls don't appear in control of their series with the pesky Pacers

Updated: April 19, 2011, 7:45 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- With all the enthusiasm of a motorist emerging from rush-hour gridlock, the Chicago Bulls tried to act happy to arrive at their 2-0 lead over the Indiana Pacers in their best-of-seven first-round playoff series.

But honestly, they looked thoroughly worn out by the trip. And really. Now what?

There was a point Monday night, with five minutes left in the third quarter, when the Bulls seemed not merely on the brink of taking control of Game 2, but of potentially influencing ...

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