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HEAT 107, BULLS 95

MIAMI — Shane Battier went 4 for 4 from 3-point range, including a critical one from the right corner with 1:33 remaining, and Miami wasted most a 25-point lead before holding off Derrick Rose and Chicago on Tuesday night in the season-opener for both teams.

LeBron James scored 17 points for Miami, which got its 2013 NBA championship rings in a pregame ceremony. The Heat trailed 9-2 early, then outscored Chicago 52-24 over the remainder of the first half.

Rose finished with 12 points on 4-of-15 shooting in 34 minutes in his first game since a ...


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