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Bulls hold off Heat late, win 110-102 in Miami

Goran Dragic of the Miami Heat goes up for a layup against Daniel Theis of the Chicago Bulls during the second quarter at American Airlines Arena on April 26, 2021 in Miami, Florida.
Goran Dragic of the Miami Heat goes up for a layup against Daniel Theis of the Chicago Bulls during the second quarter at American Airlines Arena on April 26, 2021 in Miami, Florida. (2021 Getty Images)

MIAMI – Nikola Vucevic scored 24 points, Daniel Theis added 23 and the Chicago Bulls moved closer to the last play-in spot in the Eastern Conference by beating the Miami Heat 110-102.

Coby White added 17 points for the Bulls, who finished the game on a 36-20 run and outrebounded Miami 51-34.

Theis had 12 rebounds and Vucevic 11 for Chicago.

Jimmy Butler scored 33 points and Bam Adebayo added 23 for Miami, which missed a chance to move into the No. 6 spot in the East and give coach Erik Spoelstra his 600th career regular-season win.

Trevor Ariza added 18 points for the Heat.


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