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Alex Caruso was pretty clear about the Chicago Bulls’ defensive mentality after Game 1 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks (86-93).

The star guard of the Bulls said his team should play with a sense of urgency if they want to avoid elimination: “It’s the playoffs. You lose, you go home. If you can’t get up for that then you shouldn’t play basketball,” Alex Caruso told media after Game 1.

Chicago now trails the series 1-0. Alex Caruso and the Bulls will seek to bounce back on Wednesday’s Game 2, which will take place in Milwaukee.