Brian Scalabrine to dress for Bulls

Updated: May 26, 2011, 7:48 PM ET
By Nick Friedell |

CHICAGO -- Brian Scalabrine will take Omer Asik's place on the Chicago Bulls' roster for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat on Thursday.

Asik suffered a fractured fibula in Game 3 and played two minutes in Game 4.

Scalabrine hasn't played since March 15, but he's played in 39 career postseason games.

The Heat have a 3-1 series lead.

Nick Friedell covers the Bulls for and ESPN 1000.

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