On Thursday night, the Chicago Bulls surprised a lot of fans by winning their latest game against reigning two-time NBA champions, the Miami Heat, with the score of 107-87.
Bulls started the game strong, and were ahead since the tip-off. The Heat never really had a chance in this game, as Bulls proved again how tough they are on their home court at United Center in Chicago.
The score 107-87 shows that Bulls were once again amazing on defense, by not letting Heat score 90 points. The Bulls' defense is their strongest strength since coach Tom Thibodeau arrived in Chicago. On the other side of the floor, they were also more than solid by scoring 107 points.
Carlos Boozer led all players with 27 points, and he also added nine rebounds, while Bulls' center Joakim Noah scored 17 points and collected 15 rebounds. Luol Deng was once again at the top of his game with 20 points and also five assists and rebounds, and Taj Gibson was outstanding of the bench with 19 points.
The Heat really seemed like they had an off night. LeBron James was leading scorer with 21 points, but didn't showcased an MVP performance, as he had just five rebounds and two assists.
Michael Beasley scored 15 points of the bench, while Dwayne Wade was inactive for this game along with Greg Oden. Chris Bosh disappointed with just ten points.
The Bulls are now 8-9, and are now 7th in this year's extremely bad Eastern Conference, while Heat are still at second place with only Indiana Pacers ahead of them.
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