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Wade beats former team (0:51)
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Wade unstoppable on slam against former team (0:24)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bulls sneak out with a win. Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade combine for 59 points. Bulls have got to find more answers offensively, though. This is too much of a burden for Butler and Wade to carry all season.

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Dwyane Wade scored 11 points in the third quarter and has 22 on the night. He carried the Bulls offensively in stretches and looks pumped up to play against his former teammates. As usual, Wade and Butler doing the heavy lifting for Bulls.

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Watch: Catholics vs. Convicts

"Catholics vs. Convicts" tells the story of No. 4 Notre Dame's 31-30 upset of No. 1 Miami on Oct. 15, 1988, avenging a brutal loss the season before and ending the Canes' 36-game regular-season win streak. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Robin Lopez having a rare off night in first half going just 1/5 from the field -/ but once again Cris Felicio is giving Fred Hoiberg some good production off the bench. He looks more comfortable on the floor and is more confident knowing he has earned a place in the rotation.

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Dragic falls down, still finds Johnson for a 3 (0:22)

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Jimmy Butler opened the game with 11 points in 10 minutes. Aside from Thursday's matchup with Kawhi Leonard, Butler continues to open games with an edge. He wants to impose his offense on teams early.

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How will the Heat respond to Friday's 30-point loss to the Cavaliers when they play the Bulls? Even one of Miami's strengths, NBA rebounding leader Hassan Whiteside, might be affected by the Bulls' offensive rebounding -- they lead the league in that statistic (13.5 per game).

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Erik Spoelstra on seeing Dwyane Wade in a different jersey: "That's not ever going to look right."

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Fred Hoiberg says it's still unclear when Michael Carter-Williams will return. Asked whether the end of the month is a possibility, Hoiberg said it was still to early to say because they want to see how MCW is feeling after his soft cast comes off.

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Barkley's getting much better protection

Matt Barkley has been sacked just once in his two starts this season. Barkley has had much better protection from his offensive line than Jay Cutler did, despite being blitzed at a higher rate. (ESPN Stats & Info)

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Take the Lions -- and the points

These two teams have gone in dramatically different directions since the Bears won the first matchup at home in Week 4. Both our Bears and Lions reporters, as well as ESPN's FPI, expect a Lions rout in Detroit. Week 14 predictions (Insider)

Scout's Take: OT Aaron Banks to Notre Dame

Notre Dame got back in the game Friday with the addition of ESPN 300 OT Aaron Banks. Continue reading to see how this California product can make his mark in South Bend:What he brings: Banks brings plenty of size as he is a big body that possesses good strength.