Miami Heat historic winning streak has been ended by Chicago Bulls
What were the biggest statistical keys to the Chicago Bulls' snapping the Miami Heat's winning streak at 27 games?
Here's a quick look:
1. The Bulls allowed the Heat to get inside the paint but didn’t allow the Heat’s shooters to make easy baskets. The Heat went 10-of-39 outside the paint (25.6 percent), their second-worst such shooting rate of the season (they were 6-for-35, 17 percent against the Lakers on January 17).
2. The Heat dominated the fourth quarter during their 27-game win streak, outscoring opponents by a combined 152 points and shooting 44 percent o...More at Heat's 27-game winning streak comes to an end in Chicago - ESPN
Heat Streaks Snapped on WednesdayThe Bulls had similar success against the Heat earlier in the season. On Jan. 4, the Heat converted on 77.3 percent of field goals inside the paint but struggled on shots outside, hitting only 30 percent.
In the Heat’s victory over the Bulls, the Heat had a more balanced scoring attack, shooting 59 percent inside the paint and 44 percent outside it.