By the numbers

By the numbers

Updated 5/15/2011 11:50 PM

By the numbers



Derrick Rose's turnovers during his 36-plus minutes in Game 1. Even more impressive is the fact that only 1 came after 5:03 elapsed from the first quarter.


LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were on the floor at the same time for 34 minutes and 55 seconds. During that time, the Heat were outscored by 17. During the other 13:05, the Bulls won by just 4 points.

17 and 7

Miami power forward Chris Bosh averaged 15.7 points and 6.3 rebounds during the Bulls-Heat regular-season series, but he put up 17 points and 7 rebounds in the first half.


LeBron James finished with just 15 points. That tied his lowest playoffs effort this season and tied his worst postseason effort since scoring 12 points against Boston in 2008.

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Between Chris Bosh's 3-point play at the 8:36 mark of the first quarter and James Jones' 3-point shot with 3:43 left in the third quarter, the Bulls had nine 3-point possessions to the Heat's zero: Six 3-pointers and 3 conventional 3-point plays.


The Bulls dominated the second-chance points by this margin as they grabbed 19 offensive rebounds to the Heat's 6.

Less than 30 minutes:

That's how long it took for someone to update Taj Gibson's Wikipedia page to reflect his ferocious 2-handed dunk in Dwyane Wade's face at the 10:42 mark of the second quarter. To quote: "On May 15, 2011, Gibson baptized Dwyane Wade in Game 1 of the 2011 Eastern Conference Finals."


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