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CHICAGO -- Theres just one game remaining in the regular season and the NBA playoffs begin on Saturday. Yeezy Boost China Cheap . The Chicago Bulls still dont know their first-round opponent, but thats fine with Joakim Noah. "Whatever happens, happens," Noah said after the Bulls 108-95 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday. "Our mentality is just getting ready for the next game, getting ready for Charlotte. Were going to focus on out next opponent and everything will take care of itself." Noah had 18 points and 10 rebounds and eight assists, Mike Dunleavy scored 22 points and the Bulls pulled away late. With one game left in the regular season, the Bulls are fourth in the Eastern Conference playoff race and looking at a first-round matchup with Brooklyn. To catch Toronto and finish third, the Bulls would need to win the season finale at Charlotte on Wednesday and have the Raptors lose at New York. "The important thing is for us to continue to strive for improvement (and) finish the season as strong as we can and go from there," Thibodeau said. Kyle OQuinn led Orlando with 20 points on 9-for-11 shooting, and Andrew Nicholson added 19. Rookie Victor Oladipo was limited to 10 points after scoring a career-high 35 points against the Bulls earlier in the season. "Hes still getting better on a daily basis," Magic coach Jacque Vaughn said of OQuinn. "His challenge is going to be continuing to play every play. Hes done a good job of being in the right position the majority of the time. Now the expectation will be continued to be raised." Jimmer Fredette had 17 points for Chicago. With guard D.J. Augustin missing the game to attend the birth of a child, the Bulls rotation was a bit off in the first half. Fredette was the first player off the bench and he showed the rust of not playing much since being picked up at the beginning of March. The Bulls led throughout the first half, often by double figures, but the Magic hung around and pulled within 67-64 with just under three minutes left in the third quarter. Dunleavy, though, hit a 3-pointer to stop Orlandos momentum. Soon after, Fredette capped the third-quarter scoring with a pair of free throws to make it 81-70 heading into the fourth. The Bulls quickly thwarted any hopes of a Magic comeback by opening the final quarter with a 13-7 to make it 94-77 with about seven minutes to go. Fredette had nine points on 4-for-6 shooting in the fourth. "I didnt know until I got here," Fredette said of his increased playing time. "I was able to step in and help the team get a win." With a win in the season finale, the Bulls would get to 49 victories, a feat few thought possible following the injury to Derrick Rose and trade of Luol Deng earlier in the season. "It feels great to be in this position right now, but were definitely not satisfied," Noah said. "We want more, we feel like we can do more. Its a group thats gone through so much adversity, to be in this position is definitely a blessing. But were not satisfied." NOTES: The Bulls completed their recent roster shake-up on Monday by signing C Greg Smith and waiving F Toko Shengelia. "Were excited that he is with us," coach Tom Thibodeau said of Smith. "When he was healthy, he played very well. We feel were fortunate to be able to pick him up." Smith had arthroscopic knee surgery in February and is still rehabbing. He averaged 5.3 points and 4.1 rebounds in 89 games for the Houston Rockets. Shengelia was acquired from the Brooklyn Nets earlier this season for Marquis Teague. Last week, the Bulls signed Ronnie Brewer, Mike James and Lou Amundson to bring their roster to the maximum 15. . Orlando G Jameer Nelson missed his second straight game with a strained left groin. ... The Magic finished the year with a 4-37 road record, including 11 straight losses to end the season. 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Patriots Day is traditionally a big day in Boston - a holiday Monday with the Marathon in the morning and a Red Sox matinee. Its truly a day when the city takes centre stage. But the 2013 Marathon put the eyes of the world on Boston for horrifying and nearly unthinkable reasons. At 2:49pm et on Apr. 15 - two hours after the winners had crossed the finish line but a time when more than 5,000 runners were still on the course two blasts shook the city. Two bombs, placed 190 metres apart just before the finish line, went off killing three people and injuring nearly 300 others. It put Boston at a standstill, as the incident and the aftermath became a global focal point. A city-wide manhunt ensued to find the culprits, shutting down the city and postponing a game at TD Garden between the Boston Bruins and Ottawa Senators. The city came together to aid its own recovery in the aftermath of both the bombings and the manhunt, rallying around the mantrra of Boston Strong. Cheap Air Jordan 1 China. The city no longer wanted to live in fear of terrorist threats and preferred to rally around images like a flexing David Ortiz standing on second base at Fenway Park. And Bostons teams responded in kind. The Bruins mounted a comeback for the ages after nearly allowing the Toronto Maple Leafs to erase a 3-1 series deficit in the opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Facing exhaustion in their 13th game in 24 days and down three goals with just 11 minutes remaining in Game 7, the Bruins rallied. They would prevail over the Leafs, then the Rangers, then Sidney Crosby and the Penguins before taking the Chicago Blackhawks to six games in a losing Cup Final effort. While their quest would fall short, the Red Sox would pick up where the Bruins left off. The Sox would go on a seven-game win streak starting on Apr. 15, forming the foundation for a strong regular season that saw them win their first American League East title in six seasons. They would complete the narrative in October, beating the St. Louis Cardinals in six games to claim their third World Series championship in 10 seasons. ' ' '

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