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Luol Deng, Joakim Noah, Pau Gasol, Derrick Rose

Lakers center Pau Gasol (16) is surrounded by celebrating Bulls (from left) Luol Deng, Joakim Noah (13) and Derrick Rose (1) after Kobe Bryant's last-chance shot was blocked by Deng as time expired Sunday at Staples Center.
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