The Chicago Bulls have made 9-of-13 three-pointers en route to building a 81-70 lead over the rival Miami Heat as the two teams head into the fourth quarter at the United Center. Hot shooting has fueled this improbable Chicago lead without reigning MVP Derrick Rose, who's nursing a groin injury, but the Bulls also hold a big edge in rebounds (38-28) and assists (18-13)
Miami trailed by as much as 17 points in the third. Four Chicago scorers have already reached double-figures, led by 13 points off the bench from third-string point guard John Lucas III. Ronnie Brewer has 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting, and has played valiant defense against Dwyane Wade and LeBron James. C.J. Watson has 11 points and Joakim Noah has 10 points for Chicago after three.
Miami is led by James, who has 33 points. Wade has 17 points.
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