Found March 28, 2013 on Juiced Sports Blog:
SCOTT JACOBS The streak is over. It died a strange and unexpected death last night at the United Center in Chicago, where a raucous Bulls crowd of 23,014 hooted and hollered the home town Los Bulls over the El Heat, in a 101-97 victory (history will surely frown on those jerseys). There was no crack at a buzzer-beater. No last second shot that could’ve tied it. It didn’t even come down to one possession. Nope. Attempt at consecutive win #28 was ripped helplessly from Chris Bosh’s mitts by Kirk Hinrich and a Bulls team missing a host of important key regulars (including Richard Hamilton, Joakim Noah, and Derrick Rose). With a chance to clinch the East and take one step closer to history on the line, Miami never got close enough to threaten. In 2 hours and 39 minutes, a Heat team that hadn’t tasted defeat in 54 days, finally fell.And with that, the second longest streak in the history of North American pro sports, came screeching to a halt: at 27 games, an amazing accomplishment in a ...
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