Rose-led Bulls could cool the Heat

The antidote to another sequel in Miami might be a return, in Chicago

Updated: October 29, 2013, 10:31 AM ET
By Michael Wilbon | ESPNChicago.com

And so it begins, the seven-month obsession with every single step Derrick Rose takes, with every cut left, every opponent's hard foul, every spill to the floor. And it's not just Rose we'll obsess over, really, but every nit-picking detail of the Bulls' season, which begins tonight in Miami, with every Thibs substitution, every second played past 40 minutes by Rose and Butler, Deng, Noah and Boozer. It is going to be a painfully tense time between now and the NBA playoffs because so much is at ...

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