Miami Heat advance to NBA finals (19 images)

Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals at the United Center in Chicago. The Heat won the game 83-80 and the series 4-1. The Heat will face the Dallas Mavericks in the to NBA finals.
Updated: May 27, 2011 at 9:47 AM
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Miami Heat owner Micky Arison (L) and head coach Eirk Spoelstra hold the NBA Eastern Conference trophy after defeating the Chicago Bulls in game 5 of the series at the United Center in Chicago on May 26, 2011. The Heat won the game 83-80 and the series 4-1. The Heat will face the Dallas Mavericks in the to NBA finals. UPI/Nam Y. Huh/Pool
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Miami Heat forward LeBron James (R) drives by Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer (L-R), guard Derrick Rose and forward Keith Bogans during the second quarter of game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals at the United Center in Chicago on May 26, 2011. UPI/Brian Kersey
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Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng (R) dunks over Miami Heat forward LeBron James during the first quarter of game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals at the United Center in Chicago on May 26, 2011. UPI/David Banks
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Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose reacts after being hit in the face during the third quarter of game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals at the United Center in Chicago on May 26, 2011. The Heat won the game 83-80 and the series 4-1. The Heat will face the Dallas Mavericks in the to NBA finals. UPI/Brian Kersey
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Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose (C) drives through Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh (center left) and the rest of the Miami Heat during the third quarter of game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals at the United Center in Chicago on May 26, 2011. The Heat won the game 83-80 and the series 4-1. The Heat will face the Dallas Mavericks in the to NBA finals. UPI/Brian Kersey
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The Luvabulls perform during game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals at the United Center in Chicago on May 26, 2011. The Heat won the game 83-80 and the series 4-1. The Heat will face the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA finals. UPI/David Banks
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Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson falls down during the fourth quarter of game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals against the Miami Heat at the United Center in Chicago on May 26, 2011. The Heat won the game 83-80 and the series 4-1. The Heat will face the Dallas Mavericks in the to NBA finals. UPI/Brian Kersey
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