All posts about the National Basketball Association by the Chicago Journal.
LaVine scores 33, Bulls rout the Trail Blazers 124-96
Chicago finished with 17 3-pointers and 33 assists, just one shy of their season high. They were playing without DeMar DeRozan because of a right quadriceps strain.
DeRozan leads balanced attack as Bulls beat Heat 113-99
DeRozan shot 9 of 12 from the floor to help the Bulls sweep the season series from the Heat.
DeRozan scores 49 as Bulls beat Timberwolves in double OT
The Bulls led 130-125 in the second OT before Conley hit a 3-pointer. Minnesota’s Naz Reid had a layup rim out, and DeRozan made a turnaround jumper to bump Chicago’s lead to 132-28 with 1:27 remaining.
De’Aaron Fox hits 3 at buzzer, Kings beat Bulls 117-114
Fox cooly hit his 25-foot winner before the Bulls could double-team him. The buzzer-beater improved the Kings to 41-27 and moved them a step closer to their first winning record and playoff berth since 2005-06.
LaVine scores 36 points, Bulls beat Rockets 119-111
It’s the second straight victory for the Bulls, who got 18 points and 11 rebounds from Nikola Vucevic and 16 points and 10 rebounds from Beverley. LaVine had nine rebounds and five assists.
Vucevic, LaVine lead Bulls to 117-96 win over Nuggets
It was Vucevic’s 40th double-double of the season, the third-most in the NBA. LaVine is averaging 34.8 points in Chicago's last four games.
Haliburton's 3-pointer pushes Pacers past Bulls 125-122
Haliburton's game-winning shot occurred after Zach LaVine missed a free throw that would have given the Bulls the lead with 22.6 seconds remaining.
Booker, Durant, Okogie lead Suns to 125-104 romp over Bulls
Phoenix dominated the second half against Chicago, outscoring the Bulls by a combined 65-40 after trailing by four at the break. The Suns withstood big efforts by DeMar DeRozan and Zach LaVine, and won for the eighth time in 11 games.
LaVine scores 41, Bulls top Pistons 117-115 after TO blunder
Chicago led Detroit by at least 15 points in each of the first three quarters, and by as much as 21 in a game that suddenly got close in the final minutes.
Raptors beat Bulls 104-98 for 8th victory in 10 games
Nikola Vucevic led Chicago with 23 points points and Zach LaVine had 17. DeMar DeRozan scored 13 points against his former team as Chicago fell to 10-21 on the road.