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Bulls Choked in Game 5, But the Heat Hit Some Damn Crazy Shots (Video)

Bulls Choked in Game 5, But the Heat Hit Some Damn Crazy Shots (Video)
If you’re as masochistic as I am, this is how insane the Heat fulfilled their 1% chance of coming back to win Game 5 and clinch the Eastern Conference Finals against the Bulls: Their D was stupid-good, but so was the Bulls’. The Heat hit shots as nutso as the notion of them coming back... Read more »

Derrick Rose's Lonely Moment (IMG)

Derrick Rose's Lonely Moment (IMG)
When the air was sucked out of this gorgeous city for a moment, I was fixated on this. I’m not sure how happy I am that Mike Ehrmann at Getty did, too, but that he did makes him a great photographer. I didn’t need the picture for this image to be sketched my mind forever,... Read more »

Spoelstra Beat Thibs at His Own Game to Advance Past Bulls... And It Hurts

Spoelstra Beat Thibs at His Own Game to Advance Past Bulls... And It Hurts
The sadface following the Heat ending the Bulls’ amazing season with a 83-80 Game 5 win to face the Mavs in the NBA Finals. There’ll be a lot of spilled milk about referees and last offseason’s collusion in Chicago until these Bulls pass these Heat in accomplishments, but the Heat clinched the Eastern Conference Finals with four... Read more »
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Bulls Lose in OT to the Heat, Fall to 3-1 in the Series, Might Consider Short-Term Alcoholism

Bulls Lose in OT to the Heat, Fall to 3-1 in the Series, Might Consider Short-Term Alcoholism
The Bulls fell in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals 101-93 in OT to the Heat. Down 3-1 in the series, they face elimination in Game 5 in Chicago on Thursday. What if you went on a bender Monday night, slept 30 hours, and I told you Wednesday morning that: Miami’s 109.3, 3rd-best-in-the-NBA offense... Read more »

Dunk Porn: D-Rose Dunking on Joel Anthony's Face (Video)

Dunk Porn: D-Rose Dunking on Joel Anthony's Face (Video)
Derrick Rose split the double team on the wing and Joel Anthony was no help inside… Yeah, no help inside. Fast don’t lie.   >

Bulls Stand Around on Offense, Play Lazy D, and Somehow Lose to the Heat in Game 3

Bulls Stand Around on Offense, Play Lazy D, and Somehow Lose to the Heat in Game 3
The Bulls were well stopped by the Heat defense, but made it easier for Miami with bad offense in their 96-85 loss in Miami in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Heat took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals with a 96-85 win over the Bulls. Miami never led by... Read more »
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Thibs Wants More Pace, Post-Ups From Bulls Offense to Prevent 1st Back-to-Back Losses Since Feb. 7

Thibs Wants More Pace, Post-Ups From Bulls Offense to Prevent 1st Back-to-Back Losses Since Feb. 7
After practice in Miami on Friday, Tom Thibodeau addressed the Bulls woes on offense after a Game 2 where they only scored 75, but only lost by ten to the Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. He said his team needs to run the floor more after making defensive stops and create... Read more »

Want a Glimpse of Derrick Rose in a Heat Jersey? (IMG)

Want a Glimpse of Derrick Rose in a Heat Jersey? (IMG)
ESPN thought it would be cute to extend the sad, played-out storyline that the Heat had the best chance to land the top pick in the 2008 NBA Draft Lottery, that the Bulls won the lottery and selected Derrick Rose with it, that the Heat had the second pick, and that Chicagoans Rose and Dwyane... Read more »

Heat Converting Well Inside, Bricking Jumpers Against Bulls Through Games 1 & 2

Heat Converting Well Inside, Bricking Jumpers Against Bulls Through Games 1 & 2
The Bulls’ defense was fairly dominant inside — preventing dribble penetration, forcing bricks, and grabbing rebounds — in the first two rounds, but the Heat finished almost at will in their Game 2 win of the Eastern Conference Finals, while being brick-tasic on jumpshots (ESPN Stats/Info): The Bulls have not been able to keep the... Read more »
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Rosenthal: Game 2 of Bulls-Heat Matched Game 1 Record-Setting TV Ratings for TNT

Rosenthal: Game 2 of Bulls-Heat Matched Game 1 Record-Setting TV Ratings for TNT
The exact national numbers will be released later Thursday, but TNT averaged the 7.4 rating on Wednesday evening in metered markets they had for Sunday’s Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Bulls and Heat, Phil Rosenthal is reporting early (Chicago Tribune). In Chicago, Thursday’s Bulls loss averaged a 24.6 rating (approx. 860k... Read more »