Heat Roll Past Bulls to End 7-Game Slide

Day after coach enters Hall of Fame, D-League MVP Powell scores 18
By Jesse Andrews,  Newser User
Posted Apr 8, 2008 11:16 PM CDT
The Chicago Bulls coach Jim Boylan walks around the edge of the court during the final minutes of the Tuesday, April 8, 2008 game in Miami.   (AP Photo/J. Pat Carter)
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(Newser) – Kasib Powell scored a career-high 18 points, leading the Miami Heat to a 95-88 victory over the Chicago Bulls that snapped a seven-game losing streak. Ricky Davis and Chris Quinn each added 16 points as five players scored in double figures for the Heat, the day after coach Pat Riley was elected to the Hall of Fame.

It was Powell's first game back with the Heat after getting recalled from the NBA Development League and signing a contract for the remainder of the season. Powell was the MVP of the D-League. Miami took a 69-67 lead into the fourth quarter when Joel Anthony tipped in a miss by Quinn at the buzzer to end the third.