Sixers sophomore swingman Evan Turner made it clear this week that he wants to face the Chicago Bulls in the first-round. With the Sixers’ clinching the eighth and final seed on Monday and the Bulls locked in as the top seed in the East, Turner –a Chicago native– has got his wish. It’s been quite the rollercoaster of a season for the 76ers, one which included a stint at the top of the East with a 18-7 record in Feb, as well as a slump that had many speculating as to whether the team would even be able to push into the postseason. Despite their inconsistency, the team was able to clinch their second consecutive playoff berth this week. Led by Andre Iguodala, who is having a breakout season being selected to his first All-Star game, and Lou Williams’ offensive prowess, the head coach Doug Collins has got this bunch to buy into his system and play team basketball. Turner, Iguodala and Williams will deliver the points and the rest of the team will buckle down defense, which will bode well against the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls are one of the best defensive and rebounding teams in the league, but due to the multiple injuries Derrick Rose has sustained this season (back spasms, ankle sprain, foot and groin) Chicago struggles to score when the reigning NBA MVP is sidelined. They go through long stretches without scoring and can’t converge on the simplest of plays. The Bulls are 31-7 with Rose and 17-9 without him. They’re still a force to be reckoned with but without a healthy D. Rose, Chicago could easily be bumped early by the more defensive and athletic Sixers should they meet in round one.