Bulls vs Heat Final: 101-97 - Recap
Luol Deng went off for 28 points and added 7 rebounds leading Chicago over Miami, 101-97, on Wednesday at United Center.
Chicago won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 186.5.
Chicago got 21 points from Carlos Boozer and another 17 points from Jimmy Butler. Kirk Hinrich contributed 6 assists, while Carlos Boozer cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
The Heat got a 32-point performance from LeBron James, who was supported by 21 points from Chris Bosh. Mario Chalmers had 4 assists in a losing cause for Miami, while Dwyane Wade grabbed 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 55-46 at the break.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-31.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For Miami, they head on the road to face New Orleans.