Bulls Confident Rose Will Return to MVP Form

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Derrick Rose hasn't played three straight games since finishing a streak of 11 March 12.

He has been in and out of the Bulls' lineup so frequently with five separate injuries costing him 27 games that he could substitute for the "Quick Change" act that is seen regularly at NBA halftimes.

Welcome to the NBA playoffs, where the team to 16 hard-fought victories rightfully lifts the championship trophy. It's no time for inconsistency or injury.

"Derrick will be fine," coach Tom Thibodeau said.

If the Bulls are worried at all about Rose finding the...

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