"You can if you want an excuse, a bad excuse," Bulls veteran Quincy Pondexter said. "I don't think we believe in excuses. I don't think we feel sorry for ourselves. I think we have to figure out a way to make something click for us."
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Pondexter said his leg "still has to get a lot stronger," after "two major surgeries.
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