MIAMI - The Miami Heat closed out the feisty Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.
Miami eliminated Chicago 94-91.
Dwyane Wade's knee looked just fine in the 4th quarter, as he helped finish off Chicago.
Wade hit several jump shots and had an emphatic put-back slam that helped the Heat put the game on ice.
In the first quarter, Miami ran out to a fast start against Chicago.
The Heat scored the first 10 points of the game.
Miami built their lead up to 18 points.
But the Bulls would not quit.
Led by 19 first-half points by Carlos Boozer, the Bulls went into halftime up 53-47.
Miami could not make up any ground in the third quarter.
Richard Hamilton emerged from the Bulls bench with a strong performance.
Miami was finally able to make up ground in the fourth quarter.
Dwyane Wade fought through his knee injury to log key minutes for the Heat.
Wade finished with 18 points.
LeBron James was also a key contributor with 23 points.
Next up for the Heat will be the winner of the Indiana-New York series.
Right now, the Pacers lead the best of 7, 3 games to 1.
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