Miami 105, Chicago 93

Date - Sunday, April 14, 2013 1:00 PM
Location - American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
Officials - #48 Scott Foster, #71 Rodney Mott, #58 Josh Tiven
Attendance - 19810

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Chicago 22 32 23 16 93
Miami 30 26 30 19 105

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chicago 43-37 23-17 20-20 L2
Miami 64-16 36-4 28-12 W6

Recap

Heat 105, Bulls 93: LeBron James collected 24 points and seven rebounds and Dwyane Wade scored 22 as Miami knocked off visiting Chicago.

Mario Chalmers added 15 points and Chris Andersen had a season-high 15 off the bench for the Heat, who won their sixth straight.

Luol Deng had 19 points and Carlos Boozer recorded 16 and 20 boards as the Bulls dropped a game behind the Atlanta Hawks in the race for the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.

Miami took a nine-point lead into the fourth quarter and never let it slip lower than seven. Mike Miller’s 3-pointer with 1:16 left stretched it back out to 103-93 and put the game away.

James went 6-for-6 from the field and 3-for-3 from the line in the first half as Miami opened up a 15-point lead early in the second quarter. Nate Robinson struck fire for Chicago late in the half and had seven points during a 23-10 burst to end the second and cut it to 56-54 at the break.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Heat Fs Udonis Haslem (ankle) and Shane Battier (knee) both sat out. … Bulls G Richard Hamilton missed the game after drawing a one-game suspension from the league for elbowing Toronto G DeMar DeRozan in the face on Friday. … Chicago C Joakim Noah (foot) sat out his fourth straight game.

Top Game Performances

Chicago   Miami
Luol Deng 19 Scoring LeBron James 24
Marco Belinelli 3 Assists LeBron James 6
Carlos Boozer 20 Rebounds Chris Bosh 9
Jimmy Butler 8 Free Throws Made LeBron James 9
Carlos Boozer 2 Steals Mike Miller 2
Daequan Cook 1 Blocks Chris Bosh 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Chicago 93 35.4 11-26 24-31 16 45 1 7 14
Miami 105 51.4 6-17 27-41 23 44 8 7 15

Upcoming Games

  • Miami will play their next game on the road against Cleveland. The Heat have a W/L % of .794 after a win and .824 after a loss.
  • Chicago will play their next game on the road against Orlando . The Bulls have a W/L % of .409 after a win and .694 after a loss.