Heat prove Game 1 an aberration

Anybody who thought the East title wouldn't be hard-earned was mistaken

Updated: May 19, 2011, 10:20 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Forget the Bulls' 21-point drubbing of Miami in Game 1.

Ancient history. Also, an aberration.

What, you expected this be easy, Bulls fans?

Real Bulls playoff basketball, scrappy, defensive, the nets-will-not-be-torched BullyBall, was on partial display Wednesday. I say partial because it was missing a few key components.

Chicago had good stretches of defense, pockets of rebounding dominance, fits of competency on offense, and two ...

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