Heat Trounce Bulls, NBA Roundup, Schedule
Published on May 9 2013 6:32 am
Last Updated on May 9 2013 6:32 am
Written by Millie Lange
Heat Stomp Bulls
(Miami, FL) -- After a shocking Game One loss, the Heat reminded the NBA world why they're the defending champions with a 115-78 stomping of the Bulls in Game Two of their Eastern Conference semifinals series. LeBron James set the tone in the first quarter, scoring 12 points on 6-for-6 shooting. James finished the game with 19 points, nine assists and five rebounds. James says they didn't let Chicago take them off their game.
Ray Allen scored a game-high 21 points off the bench. Despite the blowout, it was a hotly contested game that featured nine technicals including Bulls forward Taj Gibson and center Joakim Noah getting ejected. Marco Belinelli led the Bulls with 13 points. The series heads to Chicago for Game Three Friday all knotted up at one.
Warriors Even Series
The Golden State Warriors evened the postseason series at 1-1 last night. Golden State sank the San Antonio Spurs 100-91. The series resumes Friday with Game Three.
Denver's Karl Named NBA Coach Of The Year
(New York, NY) -- Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl is the NBA's Coach of the Year. Karl beat out Miami's Erik Spoelstra and New York's Mike Woodson to earn the Red Auerbach Trophy for the first time in his 25-year career. He led the Nuggets to a team-record 57 wins, including a league-best 38-3 at home. Denver lost to Golden State in the first round of the playoffs. Karl is the sixth-winningest coach in NBA history with 1,131 wins.
Wednesday, May 8 Scoreboard
Miami Heat 115, Chicago Bulls 78
(Best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinals tied, 1-1)
Golden State Warriors 100, San Antonio Spurs 91
(Best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals tied, 1-1)
Thursday, May 9 Schedule
No Games Scheduled