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Heat win game on the line

Updated: April 23, 2006, 12:36 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN Insider

Sometimes it's all about the game within the game. In Miami on Saturday, the game was called free throws, and the Bulls were routed.

Chicago was outpaced 39 to 17 in free-throw attempts in their 111-106 Game 1 defeat against the Heat, which explains how the Bulls faltered despite making more field goals, grabbing more offensive rebounds, committing fewer turnover and shooting 13-of-26 on 3-pointers.

Unfortunately, Chicago's tendency to foul and inability to get fouled undid ...

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