Bulls Beat Heat 103-82 in Game 1 of Eastern Conference Finals

*Derrick Rose scored 28 points, Luol Deng contained LeBron James and the Chicago Bulls struck first in the Eastern Conference finals, pulling away to beat the Miami Heat 103-82 in Game 1 on Sunday night.

The Bulls are off to a good start after sweeping the Heat during the regular season. They went on a 10-0 run midway through the third quarter, then pulled away in the fourth.

As the final minutes ticked away, fans chanted “Over-rated!” and “Beat the Heat!”

Game 2 is Wednesday night in Chicago.

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Oklahoma City Advances to Western Conference Finals

*Kevin Durant scored 39 points for his best offensive outing of the series, Russell Westbrook had his first playoff triple-double and the Oklahoma City Thunder advanced to the Western Conference finals with a 105-90 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 7 on Sunday.

The Thunder are headed to Dallas for the franchise’s first appearance in the West finals since losing in the NBA finals in 1996 as the Seattle SuperSonics.

Game 1 against the Mavericks is Tuesday night.

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