Bulls Season Comes To End In NBA Playoffs
Published on May 16 2013 6:33 am
Last Updated on May 16 2013 6:38 am
Written by Millie Lange
Heat Advance To East Finals With Win Over Bulls
(Miami, FL) -- The defending champion Miami Heat are moving on to the Eastern Conference finals after a 94-91 win over the Chicago Bulls. LeBron James poured in 23 points with eight assists and seven rebounds for the Heat, who won four straight games after dropping the first contest at home. Dwyane Wade added 18 points and six assists in 37 minutes for Miami, which will face the New York Knicks or Indiana Pacers for a spot in the NBA Finals. Carlos Boozer scored a game-high 26 points with 14 rebounds for Chicago. Nate Robinson added 21 points and six dimes in the season-ending defeat.
Grizz Top OKC, Move To West Finals
(Oklahoma City, OK) -- The Grizzlies are in the Western Conference finals for the first time in their franchise's history after dropping the Thunder 88-84 in Game Five of their West semifinals. Zach Randolph posted 28 points and 14 rebounds for Memphis, which will play the Spurs or Warriors for a chance at the NBA Finals.
Kings To Stay In Sacramento
(Dallas, TX) -- The NBA's Board of Governors has voted against a proposal for the Kings to be sold to a group looking to relocate the team to Seattle. The board followed a recommendation from the relocation committee by a 22-8 vote to leave the Kings in Sacramento. The Kings have been in California's capital city since 1985.
Wednesday, May 15 Scoreboard
Miami Heat 94, Chicago Bulls 91
(Heat win best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinals, 4-1)
Memphis Grizzlies 88, Oklahoma City Thunder 84
(Grizzlies win best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals, 4-1)
Thursday, May 16 Schedule (All Times Central)
7:00 p.m. - Indiana Pacers at New York Knicks
(Pacers lead best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinals, 3-1)
9:30 p.m. - San Antonio Spurs at Golden State Warriors
(Spurs lead best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals, 3-2)