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Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose goes in for a dunk during the second half of the Bulls' NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Tuesday, April 12, 2011, in New York. Rose scored 26 points as the Bulls won 103-90. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose goes in for a dunk during the second half of the Bulls' NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Tuesday, April 12, 2011, in New York. Rose scored 26 points as the Bulls won 103-90. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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