With only four more games in the regular season for the Chicago Bulls, every game counts regarding where they'll contend during the playoffs.
Unfortunately for Chicago, there was yet another stumble as the Bulls (45-33) fell to the Miami Heat (50-28)and former Bull Jimmy Butler127-109 at the United Center on April 2.
Chicago is now in sixth place in the Eastern Conference while Miami's grip on the top seed is tightening.
Jimmy Butler scored 22 points, while Kyle Lowry and Tyler Herro added 19 apiece for Miami. Zach LaVine led Chicago with 33 points, while DeMar DeRozan finished with 26. Chicago is a combined 2-19 against the top four teams in the East and West, per ESPN.
It doesn't get easier for the Bulls as they host Milwaukee on Tuesday, April 5.