Field Goal %
- CHI 44.0
- 45.7 MIA
Three Point %
- CHI 42.1
- 28.6 MIA
- CHI 16
- 10 MIA
- CHI 49
- 47 MIA
- Miami, FL
0:00 - 4th Quarter
End of Game
Heat vs Potential Eastern Conference Finals Opponents - Regular Season
Pacers Knicks W-L 1-2 1-3 PPG 90.3* 91.3 PPG diff -3.0 -11.5* *Worst vs any opponent
The Heat trailed by eight points entering the 4th quarter Wednesday but outscored the Bulls by 11 points in the final period to win the game and the series. Miami controlled the fourth quarter throughout the series, outscoring the Bulls by 22 points in the five games.
The Heat scored only 9 points when driving to the basket in the 1st half Wednesday, their low in a half this series. The Heat increased their production on drives in the 2nd half, scoring 24 points. LeBron James was the catalyst for Miami, driving 15 times in the 2nd half (4 drives in 1st half)
With the win in Game 5, the Heat are now: 12-1 in postseason since losing Game 1 of 2012 NBA Finals15-3 at home in postseason over last 2 seasons45-3 since February 3rd (regular and postseason combined)9-2 in potential series-clinching games in Big 3 Era (since 2011 postseason)
The Bulls have been eliminated from the postseason by LeBron James in 3 of the last 4 seasons.
Patrick Beverley "played great, unbelievable," a teammate said, with 21 points, 10 rebounds and stifling D on Russell Westbrook in the series opener.
CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard explain how trash talking raises the level of the game and that if someone starts to trash talk them, they will respond back.
James Harden dances around Enes Kanter en route to a third-quarter layup that has Reggie Miller says belongs on "Dancing with the Stars."