NBA 2011 Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals – Miami Heat vs Chicago Bulls
NBA’s best record and Eastern conference’s No. 1 seed Chicago Bulls will face No. 2 seed Miami Heat for the 2011 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals.
Chicago Bulls reached the Eastern Conference Finals by beating Indiana Pacers 4-1 in the 1st round and then earning a 4-2 series win against Atlanta Hawks in the 2nd round. Miami Heat, on the other hand, earned the other Eastern Conference Finals slot by a 1st round 4-1 series win against Philadelphia 76ers and then another 4-1 series win in the 2nd round against Boston Celtics.
In the regular season series, Chicago Bulls has the edge over Miami Heat at 3-0.
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Here’s Bulls vs Heat Series Matchup Schedule and Results:
SERIES UPDATE: Miami Heat wins series 4-1, advances to 2011 NBA Finals and will face Dallas Mavericks
Game 1 - Mon May 15, @Chicago, 8:00 pm ET, TNT
Bulls 103 – Heat 82
Game 2 - Wed May 18, @Chicago, 8:30 pm ET, TNT
Bulls 75 – Heat 85
Game 3 - Sun May 22, @Miami, 8:30 pm ET, TNT
Bulls 85 – Heat 96
Game 4 - Tue May 24, @Miami, 8:30 pm ET, TNT
Bulls 93 – Heat 101, OT
Game 5 - Thu May 26, @Chicago, 8:30 pm ET, TNT
Bulls 80 – Heat 83
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UPDATE GAME 1: Chicago Bulls struck first in the Eastern Conference finals, pulling away to beat the Miami Heat 103-82 in Game 1 on Sunday night. Derrick Rose scored 28 points while Luol Deng, with 21 points, contained LeBron James. Chris Bosh led Miami with 30 points and 9 rebounds.
UPDATE GAME 2: Miami Heat evened the series at 1-1 as they beat Chicago 85-75 in Game 2. LeBron James and the Heat pull away down the stretch for the win. James scored 29 points, while Dwyane Wade with 24 and Udonis Haslem added 13. D-Rose led with 21 points for the Bulls
UPDATE GAME 3: Miami took a 2-1 series lead after beating Chicago 96-85 in Game 3. Bosh scored 34 points, LeBron James finished with 22 points and 10 assists, and the Heat remained unbeaten at home in the postseason. Carlos Boozer scored 26 points with 17 rebounds and Derrick Rose finished with 20 points for Chicago.
UPDATE GAME 4: Miami Heat grab a commanding 3-1 series lead after beating Chicago 101-93 in Overtime in Game 4. LeBron James scored 35 points, Chris Bosh with 22 and D-Wade added 14 points. Miami Heat moved within one win away for the NBA finals. Game 5 is Thursday in Chicago. Derrick Rose scored 23 points and Luol Deng and Carlos Boozer added 20 points apiece for the Bulls.
UPDATE GAME 5: Miami Heat wins series 4-1, advances to the NBA 2011 Finals, after winning Game 5 83-80 and earned the Eastern Conference Finals Champion. Miami Heat will face the Dallas Mavericks in the Finals. LeBron James with 28 points while Dwyane Wade with 21 take over late and lead the Heat to a thrilling comeback victory over the Bulls to take the series in five games.
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh joined to win a championship. Well, now they have their shot.
James scored 28 points, Wade added 21 and the Miami Heat eliminated Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 83-80 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday.
James and Wade were simply spectacular down the stretch, each scoring eight during a game-ending 18-3 run as Miami wiped out a 12-point deficit to clinch this series.
Now, the Heat are headed back to the NBA finals for the first time since 2006, and in a fitting twist, they’ll be facing the Mavericks. Back then, with Wade leading the way, Miami beat Dallas to capture the championship. This time, it’ll be James and Dirk Nowitzki going for their first rings. (Source)