The Chicago Bulls (44-14) take on the Miami Heat (40-16) on Thursday night in a premium matchup between the two best records in the Eastern Conference.
The Bulls and Heat have played twice this season, splitting the two games with a win apiece. In their first matchup on January 29, the Heat pulled out a 97-93 win as LeBron James scored 35 points to Derrick Rose's 34. On March 14, with Rose injured, John Lucas III scored 24 points and led the Bulls to 106-102 win -- despite Dwyane Wade scoring 36 points and Lebron scoring 35 points.
Derrick Rose is a game time decision against the Miami Heat as he deals with an ankle injury.
Game time/date: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 7:00 p.m. CT
Location: United Center, Chicago, Ill.
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