Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 5/8/13
The Heat were pissed off. The Bulls weren't backing down. The result was a lot of Game 2 chippiness in Miami on Wednesday night in its 115-78 win. Hard fouls. Several altercations. Nine technicals, a flagrant and two ejections. And, in the end, a Heat rout that evened this Eastern Conference semifinal series at a game apiece . The bad blood was predictable, really, given the history between the teams. The Bulls, along with the Celtics, have been a thorn in Miami's side ever since LeBron James took his talents to South Beach. Joakim Noah doesn't like LeBron . No one really likes Joakim Noah. The Bulls ended the Heat's 27-game winning streak in the regular season, then shocked them in Game 1 of this series Monday. That apparently got Miami's attention. LeBron wasn't messing around early in Game 2. He made his first six shots and also was part of a confrontation with Noah that resulted in technicals on both players. Dwyane Wade, Nate Robinson and Marquis Teague also earned techni...
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