The NBA’s Eastern Division became a little bit easier for the Miami Heat on Monday when the Chicago Bulls announced point guard Derrick Rose will be out for the season after tearing his meniscus.
The Chicago Bulls was a trendy pick in the offseason as the team that can best challenge the two-time defending champion Miami Heat this year. The Bulls found out on opening night that taking out the Heat is going to be much tougher than they originally thought.
LeBron James scored 17 points, Shane Battier made all four of his 3-point tries, and the Miami Heat took control with 17 straight second-quarter points on the way to spoiling Derrick Rose’s return and beating the Chicago Bulls 107-95 on Tuesday night in the season-opener for both teams.
Dwyane Wade couldn’t wait to be awarded his third NBA championship ring. So he decided to sneak a pregame peek at his newest piece of jewelry.
The Miami Heat are used to challenges, but they get one of their stiffest tests right out of the gate on opening night Tuesday against the team’s bitter rivals, the Chicago Bulls.
LeBron James gets another ring. Derrick Rose gets to play again.
Four games are all that stands between the Miami Heat and joining some of the most elite teams in NBA history. The Heat need four wins to successfully win back-to-back championships for the first time in team history.
The easiest part of the playoff schedule for the Miami Heat is behind them and now the real test begins as the team awaits either the Indiana Pacers or the New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference Finals.
A night of firsts for so many at game five of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals at the American Airlines Arena.
A fast start and faster finish were enough to send the Miami Heat back to the Eastern Conference finals.