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Boozer scores 19, Bulls beat Heat 96-86 in OT

Published: Tuesday, July 28 2015 9:08 p.m. MDT

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh looks to the ball after falling down during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls in Chicago, Thursday, April 12, 2012.  (Nam Y. Huh, Associated Press) Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh looks to the ball after falling down during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls in Chicago, Thursday, April 12, 2012. (Nam Y. Huh, Associated Press)

CHICAGO — C.J. Watson scored 16 points, including the game-tying 3-pointer at the end of regulation, and the Chicago Bulls pulled away in overtime to beat the Miami Heat 96-86 on Thursday night.

Carlos Boozer led the Bulls with 19 points and Kyle Korver added 17 points for the Bulls, who outscored Miami 12-2 in overtime to boost their lead in the Eastern Conference to four games.

LeBron James scored 30 points for Miami, but missed a free throw that would have made it a two-possession game late in regulation. Dwyane Wade added 21 points, Chris Bosh scored 20, but the Heat lost for the sixth time in 11 games.

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