Bulls save best for last versus Pacers

Rose got plenty of help, and defense looked like old self in Game 5 pasting

Updated: April 27, 2011, 1:50 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Frank Vogel had evidently thought it through and it sure sounded good hours before Game 5 of the Indiana Pacers' first-round series with the Chicago Bulls.

"When history is written about this series and this team," the Pacers coach said he told his team Tuesday morning, "they won't view this as the perceived mismatch that it was coming into this series."

The caveat, of course, was that the Pacers would continue to exert the strong will and unbridled intensity that ...

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