But I also happen to think this: Playing without Derrick Rose in the playoffs could actually be a very good thing for the Bulls in the long run.
The Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls are getting ready for Friday’s pivotal game 3.
A picture of what you may call a very passionate Heat fan at Wednesday night’s playoff game has gone viral.
White hot Miami Heat fans can buy their individual game tickets for Game 5 of the best-of-seven series against the Chicago Bulls starting Thursdays at 2 p.m.
Carlos Boozer said the Chicago Bulls were feeling cheated. Mario Chalmers said the Miami Heat thought they were getting too many cheap shots. Tensions and emotions are now nearly as high as the stakes.
Ray Allen scored 21 points, LeBron James had 19 and the Miami Heatembarrassed the Chicago Bulls with a 115-78 victory in Game 2 of the teams’ Eastern Confer ence semifinal series on Wednesday night.
Luol Deng is staying in Chicago and not rejoining the Bulls for Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Miami Heat on Wednesday.
The Miami Heat have been in this less-than-ideal spot before. They trailed Indiana in the Eastern Conference semifinals last season, needed to win a pair of elimination games against Boston in the East finals and then dropped Game 1 of the NBA Finals to Oklahoma City.
The Miami Heat find themselves in a position they’re not quite used to in the last two years, behind in a NBA playoffs series. The Heat collapsed against the Chicago Bulls in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals and now must regroup in a hurry.
Nate Robinson scored 27 points, Jimmy Butler added 21 points and 14 rebounds while playing every second for the third straight game, and the Chicago Bulls stunned the Miami Heat 93-86 on Monday night to take Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.