Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/5/13
MIAMI – The Miami Heat, next-to-last in the league in rebounding, has known for a while that their board work is an issue. But if they needed a reminder, the Chicago Bulls (18-13) pounded the point home. The Bulls owned the boards, 48-28, and handed the Heat a rare home loss, 96-89, on Friday night at American Airlines Arena. "We got every rebound," said an excited albeit technically incorrect Bulls center Joakim Noah. "We dominated them. It always feels good to beat the Heat. And now we have a night off in the city. We're hyped right now." The Heat (22-9) slipped to 15-3 at home and lost for the first time this season in games in which they were outrebounded by 12 or more. They are 4-1 in those situations. "There's not a whole lot to say -- you guys can already write your stories," Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said as he began his post-game press conference. "Everybody in both locker rooms understands what the overwhelming key was, and we've got to get better. "We did OK on...
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