In the first of Friday's games, the Heat and Bulls followed up Game 2's technical foul smorgasbord with some more physicality drawing technicals.
With such intensity, it was bound to happen. The first incident happened in the first quarter when Joakim Noah shoved Chris "Birdman" Andersen for perceiving Andersen's defensive play on Nate Robinson's layup and the ensuing fall as in poor taste.
And in the second quarter, Nazr Mohammed took it to another level by shoving LeBron down to the floor following an intentional foul on LeBron and LeBron half-heartedly dropped Mohammed to the hardwood.
Regardless, the game was consistently close right until the end. Frustrations ran high for Miami, at one point resulting in Chris Bosh yelling at Mario Chalmers to Joakim Noah's delight.
Nate Robinson even blocked LeBron!
But Miami pulled out the win, making this Boozer yell more of a sad bellow than an excited scream.
In Oakland, the Warriors tried to capitalize on turning the tide in their series against the Spurs.
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