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Bulls eye sweep

The Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat grabbed 3-0 series leads Thursday and are both one game away from advancing to the second round of the playoffs. In the NHL, the Chicago Blackhawks avoided elimination for the second straight game and now sit one win shy of tying their first-round series with the Vancouver Canucks. Here's what else you missed last night.

Updated: April 22, 2011, 7:23 AM ET
By Whitney Holtzman

NBA: Both the Bulls and Heat, the top two seeds in the East, are now one win away from advancing to the second round of the playoffs. Derrick Rose led the way for Chicago on Thursday, scoring 23 points, including the go-ahead layup with 17.8 seconds left, to give the Bulls an 88-84 victory over the Indiana Pacers and a 3-0 series lead. The Bulls have managed to win all three games despite never leading at halftime. ... The Big Three combined for 75 percent of Miami's points Thursday night ...

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