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Bulls Lose Fifth Straight Game as Heat Triumph

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    Bulls Lose Fifth Straight Game as Heat Triumph
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    Goran Dragic scored 24 points and the Miami Heat followed the lowest-scoring first quarter in team history with their highest-scoring one of the season to beat the Chicago Bulls 100-93 on Sunday.

    After scoring seven points in the first quarter, Miami had 38 in the second to take a 45-42 lead.

    Wayne Ellington added 19 points, James Johnson had 15 points, seven rebounds and six assists, and Hassan Whiteside had 11 points and 10 rebounds. Jerian Grant led Chicago with 24 points. Denzel Valentine had 14 points and career highs of 13 rebounds and seven assists.

    Ellington ignited the Heat after the 2-for-19 first-quarter from the field, scoring 10 points and hitting three 3-pointers as Miami shot 68.4 percent in the second quarter.

    Tyler Johnson and Kelly OIynyk added 10 points apiece off the bench as four members of the Heat's second unit reached double figures.

    Justin Holliday added 15 points for Chicago.

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