LeBron James’ decision continues to pay off dividends. With a nail-biting 83-80 win over the Chicago Bulls the Miami Heat will advance to the NBA finals for the first time since 2006 when the franchise won its first championship.
LeBron led all scorers with 28 points. Derrick Rose had 25 for The Bulls on 9 for 28 shooting. The Heat were down by 12 with three minutes left in the game but pulled together an incredible sequence of points that stunned the Chicago crowd.
The Miami Heat will now face the Dallas Mavericks, who they beat in 2006. Game 1 is on Tuesday May 31st in Miami.