17 May 2013

Miami Heat advance to Eastern Conference NBA finals

5:02 am on 17 May 2013

The Miami Heat have reached their third straight Eastern Conference NBA basketball final after a 94-91 game five win over the Chicago Bulls, to take the best of seven series 4-1.

Miami will play the winners of the series between the New York Knicks and the Indiana Pacers.

Indiana currently lead 3-1 going into game five on Friday in New York.

The Memphis Grizzlies have reached their first Western Conference final by beating Oklahoma City 88-84 in game five to also win their series 4-1.

Memphis will play either San Antonio or Golden State in the conference final,