With the first place of East Conference still on the line, Miami Heat came out with everything for take an important victory on Chicago (127-109). The guys of Erik Spoelstra completed an amazing match. Until seven players of Miami Heat achieved double digits of annotation. This is the victory number fifty of Miami this season. They extend their advantage over Milwaukee Bucks up to 1,5 matches. In the meantime, Bulls are now five games down them, being the sixth classified.
Jimmy Butler was probably the leader of Heat with 22 points. Also, he scored 2 out of 3 on the line of three. He had an enormous confident on himself. He attacked the hoop during all the night but he scored from middle distance and contributed with 6 rebounds. There was a moment on the first half that he was just playing with the American Coby White. He was able to score some points but also share the ball and ended with 6 assists.
However, was the well–balanced attack of Florida´s team the one who assured the control of the game from the second quarter until the end. Miami Heat scored with a 53,7% of success on field shots. Meanwhile, the defensive area limited to Bulls a 43%, including 9 points out 34 from the triple zone. The 19 points of Tyler Herro helped the bench of Miami to overtakes Chicago´s bench 56-27.
About Chicago, just Zach LaVine (with 33 points) and DeMar DeRozan (with 26 points) supposed a real threat to Miami Heat. Both players completed a great performance but their team did not follow them to the path of victory. The defenders of Bulls did not have a good night and Heat took advantage of that. The ball losses did not helped. With this victory, Miami has a partial of 4-0 against Chicago Bulls this season, an amazing datum.
With this end of season so positive, Miami is presenting a candidacy for playoffs. They are living a sweet moment and depend on themselves to end at the top of East Conference. on the post-game, Tyler Herro said this to the journalists: “I think that we are ready. I think that we are ready for playoffs“. In the absence of the start post-season, Miami Heat are a serious candidate on the East Conference.