LeBron James was off target for most of the night and Dwyane Wade was a nonfactor.
Somehow, that did not spell doom for the Miami Heat.
Somehow, they managed to squeeze out another win and take a 2-1 lead over the Chicago Bulls in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
That's because Chris Bosh and Norris Cole came up big, and James came on strong down the stretch to lead the Heat to a 104-94 victory on Friday night.
James scored 25, Bosh added 20 points and 19 rebounds, and the Heat did enough at the end to pull this one out after delivering the most lopsided playoff win in franchise history in the previous game.
Shaking off a shove to the court that earned Nazr Mohammed an ejection and James an accusation of flopping from Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau, the four-time MVP came through by scoring 12 points in the fourth quarter.
Cole matched his postseason career high with his second straight 18-point performance, and the Heat pulled out a tight win after blasting the Bulls 115...