The Chicago Bulls are trailing 41-36 against the Miami Heat going into halftime on Thursday night as Derrick Rose went scoreless in his return from a one-game absence due to injury. Miami went into the half on a 12-0 run after the Bulls took a 36-29 advantage with roughly four minutes left.
Neither team shot well, but Miami's late-quarter run has their percentage looking a bit better at this point. The Bulls are just 15-of-40 (38 percent) from the field so far, but eight offensive rebounds have been a key part of letting them stay in the game. Miami is shooting 45 percent from the field so far.
Carlos Boozer has been the star for Chicago so far with 13 points and eight rebounds to help out an offense that hasn't gotten much from Rose. The reigning MVP has five assists, but he missed all five of his shot attempts thus far and hasn't even been to the free throw line.
LeBron James leads Miami with 14 points and Chris Bosh has added 10 points. Dwyane Wade has six points, three rebounds, two assists and two blocks.