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The Heat Is On For Game 5 Against The Bulls

Dwyane Wade is limping around in obvious pain. LeBron James’ shooting percentage is down. Shane Battier and Ray Allen have struggled to get anything going from 3-point range.

05/15/2013

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End Is Near For Bruised Bulls

The little engine that could finally threw a gear. The Chicago Bulls might have been the most heartwarming tale going this postseason, but it’s over.

05/14/2013

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 10: Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls celebrates in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Miami Heat during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on May 10, 2013 at United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Ready For Another Physical Game With Bulls

The suggestion that he’s a flopper drew a grin as wide as his wingspan from LeBron James. Miami’s superstar shot down the accusations from the Chicago Bulls, saying they reminded him of the days when some claimed he was overrated

05/13/2013

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Bulls’ Deng Out For Game 2 Against Heat

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.

05/08/2013

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Heat Look To Rebound Against Bulls In Game 2

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.

05/08/2013

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Heat Can’t Run With The Bulls In Game 1

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.

CBS Miami–05/07/2013

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 21: Head Coach Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat speaks to Dwyane Wade #3 while playing against the Milwaukee Bucks in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 21, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.(Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Facing Scrappy, But Undermanned Bulls Team

As the Miami Heat prepare to take the floor Monday for its second round playoff matchup against the Chicago Bulls, the biggest question surrounding the series is who Chicago will have on the floor for Game 1.

CBS Miami–05/06/2013

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Heat Is On For Chicago Bulls

The Miami Heat now know they will be facing the Chicago Bulls for the right to play in the NBA Finals. It will be a matchup of the best team in the regular season in the Eastern Conference, versus the Big Three of the Heat.

CBS Miami–05/13/2011