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Heat's D has Rose looking for answers

Easy baskets have been few and far between for the NBA's MVP in the conference finals

Updated: May 23, 2011, 11:01 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

MIAMI -- If there was ever a point when it appeared Derrick Rose was enjoying a charmed postseason to cap off his MVP season, the Chicago Bulls' current situation has put a hold on such thoughts.

The Bulls' 2-1 deficit in the Eastern Conference finals feels just a little deeper after Rose's second subpar performance, a game in which the Bulls' floor leader actually seemed not to pose much of a threat in Miami's 96-85 victory Sunday night.

The most glaring statistic: Rose ...

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