Bulls-Heat landing in the rough
The Miami Heat gain upper hand in physical win over the East's leaders
MIAMI -- What was there to gain?
An improved chance at, or in Chicago's case an official grasp of, the No. 1 seed in the East?
Depending on your perspective, neither of these teams should even want that top spot. Sure, the New York Knicks would be a challenging first-round opponent for the team that finishes second, but wouldn't it mean more to avoid a second-round matchup with the surging Boston Celtics, which the No. 1 seed would potentially face?
A statement win?
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