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The Wizards don't have home-court advantage in this first-round playoff series with the Chicago Bulls that begins Sunday, but they've proven to be a good enough road to win at United Center.
No one is eager to play the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the playoffs because they're one of the NBA's hottest teams, they play grind-it-out defense and Tom Thibodeau is their coach.
This is why the Wizards, nor any other team for that matter, wants to meet the Chicago Bulls in the postseason.
Measuring up to elite post players inspires Wizards center Marcin Gortat to play better. In Friday's win the New York Knicks, he did most of his damage early.