The Heat are the presumptive NBA title favorites. They have been for months. They still are today. But at least for a moment, after stealing Game 1 in Miami, the shorthanded Chicago Bulls have become a huge obstacle in the champs’ path.
That shot sealed it. And thanks to Robinson — plus unheralded second-year player Jimmy Butler, who has played 144 straight minutes for the Bulls, and Joakim Noah’s presence in the paint — the Bulls have an improbable early series lead.
The Heat are 2-2 against the Bulls since Feb. 3. Since then, theyâ€™re 39-1 against everybody else.
Stay tuned, folks: Game 2’s on Wednesday.
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