*LeBron James scored 28 points, Dwyane Wade added 21, and they led a furious rally in the final minutes as the Miami Heat eliminated Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 83-80 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday.
James and Wade were simply spectacular down the stretch, each scoring eight during a game-ending 18-3 run as Miami wiped out a 12-point deficit to win the series.
Now, the Heat are headed back to the NBA finals for the first time since 2006. And for LeBron, this is no time to relax.
“There’s no sense of relief right now,” the superstar said. “We’ve still got work to do. We’ll look at this moment tonight, have a little bit of time tomorrow to go over this moment, what we just accomplished. But we get ready for Dallas very soon. We don’t take for granted this win and take for granted being Eastern Conference champions.”
The Heat will host Game 1 on Tuesday night.
And just how good is Miami? Well, as a now vanquished Chicago Bull – Joakin Noah – says, “They’re Hollywood as hell, but they’re still very good”:
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