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May 24, 2011 11:49 PM by Lee Douglas

Miami closes in on NBA Finals

MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James scored 35 points, Chris Bosh added 22 and the Miami Heat moved within one win of the NBA finals with a wild 101-93 overtime victory over the Chicago Bulls in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference title series on Tuesday night.

Dwyane Wade scored six of his 14 points in the final 2:08 for Miami, which has won three straight for a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven.

Game 5 is Thursday in Chicago.

Derrick Rose scored 23 points for the Bulls, who got 20 apiece from Luol Deng and Carlos Boozer. Chicago has lost three straight games for the first time this season.

Mike Miller scored 12 for Miami, which remained perfect at home in the playoffs, now 8-0.

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