Three 20+ Bulls beat the Heat to stop losing streak Vucevic 29+12 Adebayor 27+12
The NBA regular season continues in the 2022-23 season, and the Chicago Bulls (12 wins and 18 losses) finally stopped their losing streak. Vucevic scored 29 points and 12 rebounds, DeRozan scored 24 points and 5 rebounds, LaVine scored 21 points and 7 assists, they led the team to use the offensive in the third quarter to re-establish a double-digit lead, the Bulls On the road with a 113-103 win over the Miami Heat (16-16). The Bulls ended their 4-game losing streak, and the Heat’s 4-game winning streak ended.
Vucevic of the Bulls had 29 points and 12 rebounds, DeRozan had 24 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists, LaVine had 21 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists, White had 14 points. Adebayor of the Heat had 27 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists, Herro had 19 points and 7 assists, Highsmith had 18 points, Oladipo had 14 points and 5 rebounds, Robinson had 13 point.
The Heat’s Butler and Lowry were both absent. After the start of the game, the two teams competed fiercely, and the lead changed hands many times. After 12 draws, White and LaVine scored three points each, and the Bulls led 20-14. Robinson responded with a three-pointer, LaVine remained aggressive and scored two more three-pointers, scoring 8 points in a row, and the Bulls led 28-19. Dedmon made a tip-up, White made three free throws, and the Bulls ended the first quarter with a 31-21 lead of 10 points.
Oladipo scored 5 points in a row. He led the team to start the second quarter with an 8-0 counterattack wave, and the Heat quickly caught up. DeRozan and Vucevic attacked and responded respectively. Robinson hit two three-pointers. He led the team to a 12-0 spurt. Five minutes before halftime, the Heat led by 6 points 41-35. White and LaVine teamed up to catch up with 5 points, Hiero hit back with a three-pointer, White, DeRozan and Jones scored 6 points together, and the Bulls tied for 48 2 minutes before halftime. Hiro scored 4 points alone, Robinson hit a three-pointer, they led the team to a 9-3 spurt, and the Heat took the lead again. LaVine made two free throws and the Bulls trailed by 5 points 52-57 after halftime.
The Heat’s Adebayor scored 16 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists in the first half, Robinson scored 12 points, Hiro scored 11 points; the Bulls’ LaVine scored 14 points and 4 assists, White scored 14 points , Vucevic scored 12 points and 7 rebounds.
Hiro opened the third quarter with a three-pointer. LaVine scored a three-pointer and the team scored 7 points in a row. The Bulls trailed 59-60. Highsmith responded with a three-pointer, Vucevic scored 7 points alone, and DeRozan scored two goals in a row. They led the team to a 14-0 offensive climax. With 6 minutes and 20 seconds left in this section, the Bulls scored 75-65. Leading by 10 points. Adebayor succeeded in singles to temporarily stop the team’s bleeding. DeRozan, Vucevic and Williams teamed up for 7 points, and the Bulls extended their advantage to 15 points. Hiero chased for 5 points in a row, Williams made two free throws, Dragic made a three-pointer, and the Bulls continued to maintain a double-digit advantage. Oladipo made two free throws, and the Heat trailed by 11 points 77-88 at the end of the third quarter.
DeRozan scored two goals shortly after the start of the last quarter, and the Bulls led 93-78. Adebayor hit back with a jump shot. The two teams saw each other for a few rounds later. DeRozan made a breakthrough. With 4 minutes and 25 seconds left in the fourth quarter, the Bulls led 105-89. The Heat then tried to counterattack, but the Bulls responded in time to maintain a double-digit advantage. They won 113-103.
Bulls starting lineup: Caruso, LaVine, DeRozan, Williams, Vucevic
The Heat’s starting lineup: Hiro, Oladipo, Strus, Highsmith, Adebayor