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Mike Dunleavy: Bulls’ Team Mentality Was Key
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On September 30, 2013 @ 6:54 am In Headlines,NBA Headlines | No Comments
(Mike) Dunleavy Jr. knew what the Bulls were about. His impressions were reaffirmed last spring, when he watched the Bulls beat the Brooklyn Nets in the first round of the playoffs without Rose, Luol Deng and Kirk Hinrich, then go toe-to-toe with the eventual NBA champion Miami Heat before falling in five games.
‘‘Absolutely, players take note of that,’’ the sharpshooting Dunleavy said of joining a team that shows fight. ‘‘This is a high-character team. You could tell with the way other guys stepped up. There were no excuses. I mean, who wouldn’t want to be part of something like that?’’
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