Bulls stage remarkable comeback to douse hot Heat after 21-point deficit
DeMar DeRozan scores 23 points as Chicago Bulls rally to beat Miami 102-97 on Saturday night, stopping Heat’s winning streak at seven games.
Bulls fall behind by double digits again for the third straight game, yet manage to snap their three-game losing streak with a fourth-quarter rally despite trailing 22-1 midway through the first quarter.
Zach LaVine states that they don’t want the trend of slow starts and need to address it.
Chicago Bulls’ Alex Caruso scores 11 points, with all five starters reaching double figures. Miami’s Jimmy Butler scores 25 points, while Bam Adebayo records 24 points and 10 rebounds.
Caruso’s 3-pointer and DeRozan’s fadeaway lead Bulls to a late victory after trailing the entire game, with DeRozan sealing the win with two free throws.
This was the teams’ first matchup since Miami’s Play-In Tournament win over the Bulls in April, with the next game scheduled for Monday at the United Center in Chicago.