Derrick Rose led the top-seeded Bulls with 25 points as Chicago eliminated Indiana, 116-to-89. The Bulls will await the winner of the series between the Magic and the Hawks, which was extended by Orlando's 101-to-76 victory. That series now shifts back to Atlanta with the Hawks holding a 3-to-2 lead.
And the Lakers pushed the Hornets to the edge with a 106-to-90 win at home. Los Angeles now holds a 3-2 edge as the series shifts back to New Orleans for Game Six.