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Bulls-Heat Game 1 Preview

The Bulls just won a Game 7 on the road for the first time in franchise history, while many of their best players were either out or playing with injuries. And that, as it turns out, was the easy part, because now Chicago has to face heavy championship-favorite Miami. The Bulls get a full day […]

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Quick Reaction: Heat 105, Bulls 93

MVP (Most Valuable Player): No surprise here. It was LeBron James. He scored 24 points on 7-12 from the field, hit 9-12 free throws and added six assists and seven rebounds. Chris Andersen also played well, scoring a season-high 15 points and grabbing seven boards. LVP (Least Valuable Player): Marco Belinelli managed to score just […]

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Bulls-Heat Preview

Miami Heat Status Check: Record: 63-16 Division: 14-1 Conference: 38-11 Home Record: 35-4 Last 10 Games: 8-2 Streak: Won 5 Last game: 109-101 win over Boston PPG: 102.9 (5th) Opponents PPG: 95.1 (6th) Offensive Rating: 112.4 (2nd) Defensive Rating: 103.8 (9th) Pace: 90.6 (23rd) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .551 (1st) Turnover Percentage: .137 (13th) Defensive […]

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A tempest in a teapot

There were so many compelling story lines in Chicago’s victory over the Heat the other night. There was Miami’s 27-game winning  streak. Thrilling dunks on both sides. Amazing steals. Ferocious rebounds. Spectacular plays. It was gripping basketball. About as gripping as it gets in the regular season. But oddly enough, the lingering discussion regarding this […]

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An historic win: Bulls 101, Heat 97

Last night’s game had two possible outcomes for the Chicago Bulls: Either make history or become a footnote to it. They made history. Unless you just arrived on earth from another star system, you likely already know the Miami Heat entered this game having won 27 games in a row, which represents the second-longest winning […]

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Heat-Bulls Preview

Miami Heat Status Check: Record: 56-14 Division: 12-1 Conference: 33-9 Road Record: 24-11 Last 10 Games: 10-0 Streak: Won 27 Last game: 108-94 win over Orlando PPG: 103.5 (5th) Opponents PPG: 95.5 (7th) Offensive Rating: 112.7 (1st) Defensive Rating: 104.0 (9th) Pace: 90.8 (22nd) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .549 (1st) Turnover Percentage: .133 (8th) Defensive […]

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Heat-Bulls Preview

Miami Heat Status Check: Record: 37-14 Division: 8-1 Conference: 17-9 Road Record: 14-11 Last 10 Games: 9-1 Streak: Won 8 Last game: 103-90 win over Atlanta PPG: 103.2 (5th) Opponents PPG: 96.7 (12th) Offensive Rating: 12.3 (2nd) Defensive Rating: 105.2 (12th) Pace: 90.8 (21st) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .545 (1st) Turnover Percentage: .131 (6th) Defensive […]

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Bulls-Heat Preview

Miami Heat Status Check: Record: 22-8 Division: 5-1 Conference: 10-5 Home Record: 15-2 Last 10 Games: 8-2 Streak: Won 2 Last game: 119-109 OT win over Mavericks PPG: 103.6  (4th) Opponents PPG: 98.6 (19th) Offensive Rating: 111.3 (3rd) Defensive Rating: 106.0 (18th) Pace: 92.1 (13th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .547 (1st) Turnover Percentage: .136 (8th) […]

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