Luol Deng and Derrick Rose scored 17 points each to lead Chicago (1-3). Rose scored only three points in the second half.
What’s too bad for the Bulls is that somebody in their own division appears closer to calling “next.”
LeBron James scored 30 points, Udonis Haslem made his last eight shots on the way to a 16-point night, and the Miami Heat used a dominant third quarter to turn things around and beat the Indiana Pacers 90-79 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday.
The Miami Heat are going to have quite a challenge in front of them from the opening tip of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami must find a way to once again play a near perfect half against the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers.
Paul George scored 34 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to an 80-76 win over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night.
LeBron James scored 30 points, Dwyane Wade added 28, and the Miami Heat moved a win away from another trip to the Eastern Conference finals with a 115-83 victory over the suddenly hurting Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night.
Danny Granger scored 22 points Wednesday night and the Indiana Pacers became the first visiting team to win on Chicago’s home floor this season, beating the Bulls 95-90.
Carlos Boozer scored 24 points to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 93-85 win over the Indiana Pacers in a preseason game Tuesday night.