NBA Playoffs: Heat and Grizzlies add to their Advantage

The Miami Heat dismantled an injured and sick Bulls team in Chicago Monday night, holding them to just 65 points in an 88-65 win at the United Center.  the 65 points scored by Chicago was only two more than the all time Postseason low for a Miami opponent.  Labron James led Miami with 27 points, slong with eight assists and seven rebounds.  Chris Bosh had 14 points.  Carlos Boozer had fourteen points and twelve rebounds.  The Bulls shot only 25.7 percent for the game, and only 2-17 from three point range.  The Heat now leads the series three games to one, with the series heading back to Miami Wednesday night at 7:00 PM. 

Memphis rallied from a 17 point defecit at one point in the first half and won on their homecourt in overtime 103-97 over Oklahoma City to take a three games to one lead in their Western Semifinal Monday night.  The Thunder led by eight at halftime but couldn’t hold the lead, with the game sent into overtime as it was tied 94-94 at the end of regulation, and the Grizzlies outscored the Thunder 9-3 in the extra period.  Kevin Durant led the Thunder scoring with 27 points, but was held to just 2-13 shooting in the fourth quarter.  Tony Allen got the Memphis scoring started in OT with a driving layup to open the period.  The Grizzlies will try to wrap up the series at Oklahoma City Wednesday night at 9:30 PM.

Tuesday night, San Antonio and Golden State resume their Western Semifinal at San Antonio with game five starting at 9:30 PM.  The Series is tied at two games apiece.  Indiana takes a two games to one lead into their Game Four at Indianapolis with the New York Knicks Tuesday.  Gametime is 7:00 PM.