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Notebook: Bulls 92, Suns 87


Paul Ladewski, for NBA.com
Posted Wed Jan 08, 2014 12:21 AM - Updated Wed Jan 08, 2014 12:43 AM

THE FACT: In the Eastern Conference, where two consecutive victories qualify as a hot streak these days, the short-handed Bulls (15-18) are on a roll.

THE LEAD: The Bulls won for the third time in a row and solidified their grip on the No. 6 playoff seed, dropping the Suns 92-87. The trade of forward Luol Deng earlier in the day left the home team with nine healthy players in uniform-- all except rookie forward Erik Murphy saw action -- and five scored in double figures. Center Joakim Noah declined to speak with reporters about the Deng trade -- the two were close friends -- but his14 points and 16 rebounds spoke for him. Guard Goran Dragic had a team-high 21 points for the losers.

QUOTABLE I: "It's difficult -- we were really close. He was like my big brother. But now he's moving on to bigger and better things."
-- Bulls rookie Tony Snell on the Deng deal.

THE FACTS II: The Suns had closed to within 85-81 when newcomer D.J. Augusin fed back-court partner Kirk Hinrich for a 3-pointer with two minutes left in regulation play. The visitors pulled no closer than five points the rest of the way.

QUOTABLE II: "That's what I like about our team -- We've been hit a lot of different ways, but we always get up. We always get up."
-- Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau

THE STAT: In large part, the game was decided at the 3-point arc, where the Bulls shot 43 percent (6 of 14) compared to 26 percent (6 of 23) for the visitors. The Bulls have a 7-2 record when they shoot at least 40 percent from 3-point territory. They also had a 50-41 advantage in rebounds and 26-12 edge in assists.

QUOTABLE II: -- "It was tough on our guys flying in here (today). We didn't get in until around 1 or 1:30 (p.m.). We just need to find ways to dig out games like this."
-- Suns head coach Jeff Hornacek

INJURY UPDATES: Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy hyperextended his right elbow but returned in the fourth quarter. Carlos Boozer (sore right knee) was a game-time decision and sat out a second consecutive game. The status of Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (sprained right knee) remained day-to-day after he was sidelined for a third game in a row.

STAT II: The Bulls own a 65-63 lead in the all-time series, one that dates back to the 1968-69 campaign, when the Suns made their NBA debut with ex-Bulls head coach Johnny (Red) Kerr at the helm.

GOOD MOVE: Thibodeaux paired Augustin (13 points) and Hinrich (nine points) against twin point guards Dragic and Ish Smith with positive results.

HOT: In the second period, Augustin had a direct hand in 16 of his team's 22 points -- eight on field goals and eight off assists.

NOT: Suns forwards P.J. Tucker (minus 14), Markieff Morris (minus 15) and Marcus Morris (minus 8) had point differentials that were lower than the sub-zero wind chill outside the United Center:

INSIDE THE ARENA: Bulls operations chief John Paxson was a busy man in the wake of the Deng trade. He addressed the subject with media members throughout the day.

QUOTABLE III: "At the start of the season, we expected to be one of the top two or three teams in the conference," he said. "But after we learned that (guard) Derrick (Rose) would be lost for most of not all of the season, tough decisions had to be made. We came to the conclusion that we would need more financial flexibility in order to build a complete roster in the future."
-- Paxson on the change of direction.

ROOKIE WATCH: In what might have been a hint of things to come, Snell scored 12 points in 21 minutes. Now that Deng has moved on, the New Mexico product may have an expanded role in the future.

NOTABLE: The defeat was only the fourth for the Suns in their last 15 starts. ... After his team came to town earlier in the day, Hornacek visited his son Ryan, who worked for a Chicago-based firm. The coach attended Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, a south Chicago suburb. ... The ability to defend against the 3-pointer has been a key component of the Suns' success thus far. Opponents have converted 33 percent of their long balls, the fourth-lowest mark in the league. ... Boozer is the 20th player to average more than 10.0 points and 7.5 rebounds per game in each of his first 11 seasons in the league.

UP NEXT: For the Suns, Wednesday @ Minnesota, Friday @ Memphis, Saturday @ Detroit. For the Bulls, Friday @ Milwaukee, Saturday vs. Charlotte.

PHX
CHI
     
    • 40.2%

    • 43.9%

    • 26.1%

    • 42.9%

    • 78.9%

    • 60.9%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
PHX CHI
Total Rebounds 41 50
Offensive Rebounds 9 14
Turnovers 12 14
Fast Break Pts: 10 8
Biggest Lead: 4 13
Points in the Paint: 30 34
PHX CHI
p Dragic   21 Gibson   19
rb 2 players   7 Noah   16
a Smith   3 Augustin   9
s Plumlee   3 Butler   4
b Morris   3 Hinrich   2
 
  • 01/07 - PHX 87 @ CHI 92
  • 02/04 - CHI 101 @ PHX 92
Phoenix Suns (20-13)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
P. Tucker F 19:31 1-2 0-0 2-2 -14 0 3 3 1 2 0 1 1 1 4
C. Frye F 26:44 5-11 1-3 0-0 +10 3 4 7 1 3 0 1 0 0 11
M. Plumlee C 34:49 5-11 0-0 1-2 -5 1 6 7 0 1 3 2 2 0 11
G. Green G 34:59 6-16 3-10 0-0 +3 0 3 3 1 2 1 2 0 0 15
G. Dragic G 34:15 8-17 2-3 3-3 -4 0 3 3 2 4 0 1 0 1 21
M. Morris   25:10 2-9 0-2 2-2 -8 2 4 6 0 2 0 1 3 1 6
M. Morris   17:21 1-4 0-1 2-2 -15 1 1 2 1 3 1 1 1 1 4
A. Len   06:05 1-1 0-0 1-2 -2 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
A. Goodwin   10:51 0-1 0-0 0-0 -3 1 3 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0
I. Smith   23:06 4-8 0-3 2-4 +8 0 1 1 3 2 1 1 0 0 10
D. Christmas   07:09 0-2 0-1 2-2 +5 0 3 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 2
V. Kravtsov DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 33-82 6-23 15-19   9 32 41 12 21 7 12 8 5 87
  40.2% 26.1% 78.9%   team rebs: 8 total to: 12
Chicago Bulls (15-18)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
M. Dunleavy F 28:29 4-9 0-1 0-0 +4 1 6 7 1 1 0 2 1 0 8
T. Gibson F 41:57 9-16 0-0 1-4 -7 3 7 10 3 4 0 2 0 3 19
J. Noah C 35:56 5-15 0-0 4-6 +1 5 11 16 6 3 1 3 1 2 14
J. Butler G 40:36 4-18 0-4 5-6 +3 1 4 5 3 0 4 2 0 2 13
K. Hinrich G 31:25 3-5 2-2 1-2 -4 1 1 2 3 1 0 1 2 0 9
D.J. Augustin   28:52 4-9 2-4 3-4 +11 0 2 2 9 4 1 1 0 0 13
N. Mohammed   12:04 2-3 0-0 0-1 +4 3 1 4 1 2 0 2 1 0 4
T. Snell   20:41 5-7 2-3 0-0 +5 0 4 4 0 3 0 1 0 1 12
C. Boozer DND - Sore Right Knee
E. Murphy DNP - Coach's Decision
D. Rose NWT - Right Knee
Total   240 36-82 6-14 14-23   14 36 50 26 18 6 14 5 8 92
  43.9% 42.9% 60.9%   team rebs: 9 total to: 15

inactive

  • Suns: Bledsoe, Okafor
  • Bulls: Teague

technical fouls

  • Suns: --
  • Bulls: Noah

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 8
  • Times Tied: 7

arena stats

  • Arena: United Center, Chicago, IL
  • Officials: #38 Michael Smith, #63 Derek Richardson, #20 Leroy Richardson
  • Attendance: 21181
  • Duration: 2:15
Phoenix Suns (20-13) Chicago Bulls (15-18)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Noah vs Plumlee (Frye gains possession)
Green Jump Shot: Missed  11:40  
  11:38 Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:19
[CHI 2-0]
Noah Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Butler (1 AST) 
Frye Jump Shot: Missed  11:04  
  11:03 Dunleavy Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:51
[CHI 4-0]
Gibson Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Green Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Frye (1 AST)  10:36
[PHX 2-4]
 
Frye Foul: Personal (1 PF)  10:28  
  10:24 Butler Layup Shot: Missed 
Frye Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:23  
Plumlee Slam Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Dragic (1 AST)  10:18
[PHX 4-4]
 
  10:05
[CHI 6-4]
Gibson Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Noah (1 AST) 
Frye Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA)  10:05  
Frye Substitution replaced by Mark Morris  10:05  
  10:05 Gibson Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Tucker Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:04  
Plumlee Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS)  09:40
[PHX 6-6]
 
  09:25 Dunleavy Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:24 Dunleavy Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  09:24
[CHI 8-6]
Dunleavy Putback Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Mark Morris Driving Layup Shot: Missed  09:10  
  09:09 Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:59 Noah Jump Shot: Missed Block: Tucker (1 BLK) 
  08:59 Team Rebound 
  08:56
[CHI 10-6]
Dunleavy Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (1 AST) 
  08:41 Noah Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
  08:41 Noah Technical 
Dragic Free Throw Technical (1 PTS)  08:41
[PHX 7-10]
 
Dragic Jump Shot: Made (3 PTS)  08:30
[PHX 9-10]
 
  08:11 Noah Running Jump Shot: Missed 
Mark Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:09  
Dragic Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS)  08:03
[PHX 11-10]
 
  07:47 Dunleavy Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:46 Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  07:46 Noah Tip Shot: Missed 
Plumlee Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:45  
Plumlee Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Butler (1 ST)  07:40  
  07:36
[CHI 12-11]
Noah Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Gibson (1 AST) 
Tucker Jump Shot: Missed Block: Dunleavy (1 BLK)  07:15  
Team Rebound  07:15  
Green 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Tucker (1 AST)  07:12
[PHX 14-12]
 
  06:54
[CHI 14-14]
Butler Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Noah (2 AST) 
Dragic Pullup Jump shot: Made (7 PTS)  06:37
[PHX 16-14]
 
  06:16
[CHI 16-16]
Butler Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Noah (3 AST) 
Plumlee Hook Shot: Missed  05:55  
  05:53 Gibson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  05:39 Noah Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) 
  05:39 Team Timeout : Regular 
Green Substitution replaced by Marc Morris  05:39  
Dragic Jump Shot: Missed  05:24  
  05:22 Dunleavy Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  04:58
[CHI 18-16]
Gibson Pullup Jump shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Dunleavy (1 AST) 
Tucker Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  04:41
[PHX 18-18]
 
Plumlee Substitution replaced by Len  04:20  
  04:20 Noah Substitution replaced by Augustin 
  04:20 Hinrich Substitution replaced by Mohammed 
  04:17
[CHI 20-18]
Butler Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Mohammed (1 AST) 
Mark Morris 3pt Shot: Missed  04:06  
  04:05 Dunleavy Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  03:54 Gibson Jump Shot: Missed Block: Mark Morris (1 BLK) 
  03:54 Team Rebound 
Len Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  03:46  
  03:46 Gibson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  03:46 Team Rebound 
  03:46
[CHI 21-18]
Gibson Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Tucker Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Butler (2 ST)  03:30  
Tucker Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  03:29  
  03:29
[CHI 22-18]
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Tucker Substitution replaced by Goodwin  03:29  
  03:29
[CHI 23-18]
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Dragic Jump Shot: Missed  03:12  
Len Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  03:11  
Len Putback Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  03:10
[PHX 20-23]
 
  02:51 Gibson Jump Shot: Missed Block: Mark Morris (2 BLK) 
  02:51 Team Rebound 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:51  
Marc Morris Violation:Kicked Ball  02:51  
  02:48 Gibson Jump Shot: Missed 
Dragic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:47  
  02:41 Dunleavy Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Marc Morris Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  02:41
[PHX 21-23]
 
Marc Morris Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  02:41
[PHX 22-23]
 
  02:26 Mohammed Jump Shot: Missed 
Len Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  02:25  
Mark Morris Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  02:10
[PHX 24-23]
 
  01:48 Augustin Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Mark Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  01:46  
Mark Morris 3pt Shot: Missed  01:30  
  01:27 Butler Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  01:15
[CHI 25-24]
Gibson Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
  01:01 Mohammed Violation:Kicked Ball 
  00:52.0 Mohammed Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Len Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:52.0  
Team Rebound  00:52.0  
Len Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS)  00:52.0
[PHX 25-25]
 
  00:31.9 Dunleavy 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:30.9 Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  00:17.8 Butler Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Missed 
  00:17.8 Mohammed Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  00:17.8
[CHI 27-25]
Mohammed Tip Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Dragic Jump Shot: Missed  00:01.0  
  00:00.1 Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
End of 1st Quarter
Phoenix Suns (20-13) Chicago Bulls (15-18)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:41 Snell Jump Shot: Missed Block: Marc Morris (1 BLK) 
  11:41 Team Rebound 
  11:34
[CHI 29-25]
Gibson Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Augustin (1 AST) 
Marc Morris Pullup Jump shot: Made (4 PTS)  11:17
[PHX 27-29]
 
  11:01 Gibson Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Len Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  10:42  
  10:24 Gibson Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
  10:15 Snell Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Len Substitution replaced by Plumlee  10:15  
Marc Morris Layup Shot: Missed  10:01  
  09:59 Snell Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:51
[CHI 31-27]
Augustin Running Reverse Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Plumlee Hook Shot: Missed  09:39  
  09:38 Mohammed Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  09:34 Mohammed Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Plumlee (1 ST) 
Green 3pt Shot: Missed  09:28  
  09:27 Snell Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:09 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
Green Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:08  
Green Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Butler (3 ST)  09:07  
  09:03 Butler Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Plumlee (1 BLK) 
  09:03 Butler Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  09:03 Butler Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Plumlee (2 ST) 
Mark Morris Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Smith (1 AST)  08:58
[PHX 29-31]
 
  08:35
[CHI 34-29]
Augustin 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Gibson (2 AST) 
  08:28 Augustin Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
  08:28  
  08:28 Butler Substitution replaced by Hinrich 
  08:28 Mohammed Substitution replaced by Noah 
Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  08:28  
Team Rebound  08:28  
Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS)  08:28
[PHX 30-34]
 
  08:14 Noah Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Marc Morris (1 ST) 
Plumlee Jump Shot: Missed  07:58  
  07:56 Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  07:52
[CHI 36-30]
Snell Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Augustin (2 AST) 
Smith 3pt Shot: Missed  07:24  
  07:23 Snell Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Marc Morris Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  07:09  
  07:09
[CHI 37-30]
Noah Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
Mark Morris Substitution replaced by Frye  07:09  
Marc Morris Substitution replaced by Christmas  07:09  
  07:09
[CHI 38-30]
Noah Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Plumlee Jump Shot: Missed  06:46  
  06:44 Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
Smith Foul: Personal (1 PF)  06:37  
  06:33 Augustin Foul: Offensive (2 PF) 
  06:33 Augustin Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
  06:14 Snell Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Christmas Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  06:14
[PHX 31-38]
 
Christmas Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  06:14
[PHX 32-38]
 
  05:50 Noah Layup Shot: Missed Block: Plumlee (2 BLK) 
Christmas Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:48  
Plumlee Reverse Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Smith (2 AST)  05:40
[PHX 34-38]
 
  05:11
[CHI 41-34]
Augustin 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Plumlee Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Christmas (1 AST)  04:54
[PHX 36-41]
 
  04:33 Noah Jump Shot: Missed 
Christmas Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  04:32  
Christmas Layup Shot: Missed Block: Noah (1 BLK)  04:29  
Team Rebound  04:29  
  04:29 Team Timeout : Regular 
  04:29 Snell Substitution replaced by Dunleavy 
  04:29 Augustin Substitution replaced by Butler 
Green 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Christmas (2 AST)  04:26
[PHX 39-41]
 
  03:59 Butler Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Smith (1 ST) 
  03:52 Gibson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 (2 PTS)  03:52
[PHX 40-41]
 
Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  03:52  
  03:50 Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  03:34 Gibson Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
  03:33 Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  03:33 Noah Tip Shot: Missed 
Frye Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  03:32  
Green Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS)  03:20
[PHX 42-41]
 
  03:04 Hinrich Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Plumlee (3 ST) 
Smith Floating Jump shot: Made (4 PTS)  02:53
[PHX 44-41]
 
  02:44 Team Timeout : Short 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:44  
  02:44 Gibson Substitution replaced by Augustin 
Smith Substitution replaced by Dragic  02:44  
Frye Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  02:34  
  02:34
[CHI 42-44]
Noah Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Frye Substitution replaced by Tucker  02:34  
  02:34 Noah Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Plumlee Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:32  
Green Pullup Jump shot: Made (12 PTS)  02:20
[PHX 46-42]
 
  02:03 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
Tucker Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:02  
Green Jump Shot: Missed  01:53  
  01:52 Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  01:48
[CHI 44-46]
Butler Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Augustin (3 AST) 
Green 3pt Shot: Missed  01:31  
  01:30 Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:7) 
  01:20
[CHI 46-46]
Noah Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (2 AST) 
Dragic Layup Shot: Missed  00:59.9  
  00:57.8 Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:8) 
Christmas Foul: Personal (1 PF)  00:57.8  
  00:50.9
[CHI 49-46]
Hinrich 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Augustin (4 AST) 
Christmas 3pt Shot: Missed  00:37.9  
  00:35.9 Augustin Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:24.9 Butler Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Christmas (1 BLK) 
Christmas Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  00:23.5  
Green 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.8  
  00:00.0 Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:9) 
End of 2nd Quarter
Phoenix Suns (20-13) Chicago Bulls (15-18)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:35 Gibson Jump Shot: Missed 
Tucker Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  11:33  
Mark Morris Jump Shot: Missed  11:20  
  11:19 Hinrich Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:59 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
Mark Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  10:58  
Plumlee Jump Shot: Missed  10:41  
  10:40 Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  10:26
[CHI 51-46]
Dunleavy Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Gibson (3 AST) 
Green 3pt Shot: Missed  10:09  
  10:08 Dunleavy Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  09:50 Noah Jump Shot: Missed 
Plumlee Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  09:49  
Dragic Layup Shot: Missed Block: Hinrich (1 BLK)  09:43  
  09:43 Team Rebound 
Dragic Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF)  09:43  
  09:23
[CHI 53-46]
Gibson Jump Bank Shot: Made (13 PTS) 
Mark Morris Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  09:23  
  09:23 Gibson Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Mark Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  09:22  
Dragic Jump Shot: Missed  09:04  
Mark Morris Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  09:03  
Plumlee Jump Shot: Missed  08:55  
  08:53 Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:10) 
  08:39 Dunleavy Layup Shot: Missed 
  08:38 Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  08:36 Gibson Putback Layup Shot: Missed Block: Mark Morris (3 BLK) 
Green Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:34  
Green 3pt Shot: Missed  08:30  
  08:27 Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
Plumlee Substitution replaced by Frye  08:14  
  08:12 Dunleavy Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
  08:12 Team Timeout : Regular 
  08:12 Dunleavy Substitution replaced by Snell 
Frye Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Dragic (2 AST)  08:00
[PHX 48-53]
 
  07:45
[CHI 55-48]
Snell Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (3 AST) 
Mark Morris Running Layup Shot: Missed  07:31  
  07:30 Butler Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  07:14
[CHI 57-48]
Hinrich Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
  07:06 Hinrich Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Dragic Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  07:06
[PHX 49-57]
 
Dragic Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  07:06
[PHX 50-57]
 
  06:41
[CHI 59-50]
Gibson Jump Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Noah (4 AST) 
Frye Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  06:20
[PHX 52-59]
 
  05:57
[CHI 61-52]
Noah Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Butler (2 AST) 
Dragic Reverse Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS)  05:39
[PHX 54-61]
 
Dragic Foul: Personal (2 PF)  05:26  
Green Substitution replaced by Goodwin  05:26  
  05:18 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
  05:16 Noah Rebound (Off:3 Def:10) 
  05:12 Snell Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (1 TO) 
Frye Jump Shot: Missed  04:58  
Goodwin Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  04:56  
Goodwin Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Noah (1 ST)  04:54  
  04:49 Gibson Jump Shot: Missed 
Goodwin Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  04:48  
Goodwin Layup Shot: Missed  04:35  
  04:34 Noah Rebound (Off:3 Def:11) 
  04:18 Hinrich Jump Shot: Missed 
Frye Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  04:17  
Mark Morris Jump Shot: Missed Block: Hinrich (2 BLK)  04:12  
Team Rebound  04:12  
Tucker Substitution replaced by Marc Morris  04:12  
  04:12 Noah Substitution replaced by Mohammed 
  04:12 Hinrich Substitution replaced by Augustin 
Mark Morris Jump Shot: Missed  04:09  
Marc Morris Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  04:08  
  04:04 Augustin Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
Dragic Driving Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS)  03:59
[PHX 56-61]
 
  03:34
[CHI 63-56]
Snell Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Augustin (5 AST) 
Dragic 3pt Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Goodwin (1 AST)  03:20
[PHX 59-63]
 
Mark Morris Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  02:57  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:57  
  02:57
[CHI 64-59]
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  02:57
[CHI 65-59]
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS) 
Dragic Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Augustin (1 ST)  02:38  
Dragic Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA)  02:33  
  02:33
[CHI 66-59]
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
Dragic Substitution replaced by Smith  02:33  
  02:33 Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
  02:31 Mohammed Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  02:29 Mohammed Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Goodwin (1 ST) 
Marc Morris Jump Shot: Missed Block: Mohammed (1 BLK)  02:14  
Mark Morris Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  02:14  
  02:14 Mohammed Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Mark Morris Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  02:14
[PHX 60-66]
 
Mark Morris Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  02:14
[PHX 61-66]
 
  01:54 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
Goodwin Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  01:53  
Mark Morris Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  01:46  
Mark Morris Substitution replaced by Plumlee  01:46  
  01:33 Butler Jump Shot: Missed 
Goodwin Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  01:32  
Frye 3pt Shot: Missed  01:19  
  01:18 Butler Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  01:04
[CHI 68-61]
Gibson Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Augustin (6 AST) 
  00:49.3 Gibson Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Smith Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  00:41.6  
  00:30.8 Augustin 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:28.0 Mohammed Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
  00:28.0
[CHI 70-61]
Mohammed Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Marc Morris Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA)  00:28.0  
  00:28.0 Mohammed Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Marc Morris Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  00:26.9  
Smith Running Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS)  00:09.5
[PHX 63-70]
 
  00:01.0 Butler 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 3rd Quarter
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Smith Jump Shot: Missed  11:44  
Team Rebound  11:44  
Frye Jump Bank Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Marc Morris (1 AST)  11:40
[PHX 65-70]
 
  11:22 Butler 3pt Shot: Missed 
  11:21 Noah Rebound (Off:4 Def:11) 
  11:06
[CHI 73-65]
Snell 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Augustin (7 AST) 
Marc Morris Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (1 TO)  11:00  
  10:40
[CHI 76-65]
Snell 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Butler (3 AST) 
Marc Morris 3pt Shot: Missed  10:24  
  10:23 Snell Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  10:07
[CHI 78-65]
Noah Jump Bank Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Augustin (8 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  10:04  
Marc Morris Substitution replaced by Green  10:04  
Goodwin Substitution replaced by Dragic  10:04  
Smith 3pt Shot: Missed  09:43  
  09:42 Butler Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  09:26 Snell 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  09:24  
  09:24 Jump Ball Butler vs Green (Plumlee gains possession) 
Dragic 3pt Shot: Made (19 PTS)  09:07
[PHX 68-78]
 
Green Foul: Personal (1 PF)  08:48  
  08:48 Butler Substitution replaced by Gibson 
  08:39 Dunleavy Jump Shot: Missed 
  08:37 Noah Rebound (Off:5 Def:11) 
  08:37 Noah Tip Shot: Missed 
Plumlee Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  08:36  
Frye 3pt Shot: Missed  08:29  
  08:28 Dunleavy Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
Dragic Foul: Personal (4 PF)  08:14  
  08:03
[CHI 80-68]
Augustin Reverse Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Noah (5 AST) 
Smith Driving Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  07:56
[PHX 70-80]
 
  07:36
[CHI 82-70]
Dunleavy Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Noah (6 AST) 
  07:29 Snell Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
  07:29 Snell Substitution replaced by Hinrich 
  07:26 Gibson Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
Green 3pt Shot: Missed  07:10  
Frye Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  07:09  
Dragic 3pt Shot: Missed  07:05  
  07:04 Dunleavy Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  07:03 Dunleavy Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Green (1 ST) 
Green 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS)  06:59
[PHX 73-82]
 
  06:40 Augustin Running Layup Shot: Missed 
  06:39 Gibson Rebound (Off:3 Def:4) 
  06:39
[CHI 84-73]
Gibson Putback Layup Shot: Made (19 PTS) 
Plumlee Slam Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Smith (3 AST)  06:26
[PHX 75-84]
 
  06:05 Noah Running Layup Shot: Missed 
Green Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  06:04  
Smith 3pt Shot: Missed  05:50  
Plumlee Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  05:48  
Green Jump Shot: Missed  05:34  
  05:33 Gibson Rebound (Off:3 Def:5) 
  05:23 Noah Foul: Offensive (2 PF) 
  05:23 Noah Turnover : Foul (3 TO) 
  05:23  
  05:23 Augustin Substitution replaced by Butler 
Frye 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Green (1 AST)  05:10
[PHX 78-84]
 
  04:42 Noah Jump Shot: Missed 
Plumlee Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  04:41  
Green 3pt Shot: Missed  04:21  
  04:20 Gibson Rebound (Off:3 Def:6) 
  04:04 Hinrich Jump Shot: Missed 
Plumlee Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  04:03  
Dragic Driving Layup Shot: Made (21 PTS)  03:56
[PHX 80-84]
 
  03:55 Team Timeout : Regular 
  03:55 Dunleavy Substitution replaced by Augustin 
Plumlee Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  03:37  
  03:37 Augustin Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  03:37 Team Rebound 
  03:37
[CHI 85-80]
Augustin Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS) 
Frye Jump Shot: Missed  03:23  
  03:22 Augustin Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  03:00 Butler 3pt Shot: Missed 
Dragic Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:59  
Dragic Driving Layup Shot: Missed  02:53  
  02:52 Gibson Rebound (Off:3 Def:7) 
  02:29 Augustin 3pt Shot: Missed 
  02:29 Hinrich Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  02:29 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
  02:13 Noah Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Plumlee Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  02:13  
Team Rebound  02:13  
Plumlee Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  02:13
[PHX 81-85]
 
  02:00
[CHI 88-81]
Hinrich 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Augustin (9 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  01:55  
Smith Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS)  01:45
[PHX 83-88]
 
  01:25 Butler 3pt Shot: Missed 
Frye Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  01:23  
Green Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO)  01:21  
  00:58.9 Augustin Jump Shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  00:56.9  
Team Timeout : Short  00:56.8  
Smith Substitution replaced by Marc Morris  00:56.8  
Plumlee Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Butler (4 ST)  00:42.8  
Marc Morris Foul: Personal Take (3 PF)  00:37.8  
  00:37.8 Team Timeout : Regular 
  00:37.8 Gibson Substitution replaced by Dunleavy 
Plumlee Substitution replaced by Tucker  00:37.8  
Tucker Foul: Personal Take (2 PF) (2 FTA)  00:32.4  
  00:32.4
[CHI 89-83]
Augustin Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS) 
  00:32.4 Dunleavy Substitution replaced by Gibson 
  00:32.4
[CHI 90-83]
Augustin Free Throw 2 of 2 (13 PTS) 
  00:28.0 Augustin Foul: Personal (4 PF) 
  00:28.0 Augustin Substitution replaced by Snell 
Frye Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  00:24.7  
  00:24.7 Gibson Substitution replaced by Dunleavy 
  00:24.7 Snell Substitution replaced by Augustin 
  00:24.7 Team Timeout : Short 
Green Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA)  00:23.3  
  00:23.3
[CHI 91-83]
Hinrich Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
  00:23.3 Dunleavy Substitution replaced by Gibson 
  00:23.3 Augustin Substitution replaced by Snell 
  00:23.3 Hinrich Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Dragic Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  00:17.6  
  00:13.7 Gibson Foul: Personal (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
Tucker Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  00:13.7
[PHX 84-91]
 
Marc Morris Substitution replaced by Smith  00:13.7  
Tucker Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  00:13.7
[PHX 85-91]
 
Smith Foul: Personal Take (2 PF) (2 FTA)  00:12.5  
  00:12.5 Noah Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:12.5 Team Rebound 
  00:12.5
[CHI 92-85]
Noah Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS) 
Dragic Jump Shot: Missed  00:07.9  
Frye Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  00:05.9  
Frye Putback Layup Shot: Missed  00:04.8  
Frye Rebound (Off:3 Def:4)  00:04.4  
Frye Tip Shot: Made (11 PTS)  00:04.4
[PHX 87-92]
 
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
w
l
l10
h
a
PHX
3rd Pacific
48
34
5-5
26-15
22-19
CHI
2nd Central
48
34
8-2
27-14
21-20
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
PHX
Dragic 20.3
Plumlee 7.9
Dragic 5.9
Plumlee 1.1
Bledsoe 1.6
CHI
2 players 18.2
2 players 12.8
2 players 4.8
2 players 2.4
2 players 1.2