Bulls vs. Cavaliers: Game 5 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 NBA Playoffs

May 12th, 2015 by Tyler Conway Leave a reply »

Headband, no headband, six headbands, it doesn't really matter. As long as the Cleveland Cavaliers have the man who's making the headwear decisions, they're going to be just fine.

LeBron James scored 38 points and Kyrie Irving added 25 as the Cavaliers held home-court advantage and earned a 106-101 win over the Chicago Bulls in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinals series Wednesday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Cleveland has a 3-2 lead as the series returns to the United Center on Thursday for a make-or-break Game 6 for Chicago.

The Cavaliers led by as many as 17 points in the fourth quarter before holding on amid another late Bulls charge. Chicago got back within a possession at multiple points but could never quite complete the comeback. 

Jimmy Butler scored a team-high 29 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, but he missed a potential go-ahead three with under a minute remaining. All five Bulls starters scored in double figures, with Mike Dunleavy coming through with a surprising 19.

Unfortunately for Chicago, its starting five was no match for the Cleveland two.< ...

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