FINAL FROM DALLAS: Bulls 115, Mavs 112. (Bulls: 39-42, 18-23).
LEADING SCORERS: Bulls: White: 24 points. Dallas: 3 players each with 13.
LEADING REBOUNDERS: Bulls: Vucevic : 11. Dallas: Lawson: 7.
LEADING ASSISTS: Bulls: White: 11. Dallas: Pinson: 4.
CCI STAT OF THE GAME: The Bulls grabbed 50 rebounds and scored 56 points in the paint.
CCI RECAP: Both the Bulls and Mavs rested players. DeMar DeRozan, Zach LaVine and Patrick Beverley sat out ; Andre Drummond was active but did not play. Dallas elected to rest five players including Kyrie Irving. With the loss the Mavs were eliminated from post season play.
Nikola Vucevic recorded his fourth straight, double-double April game with 24 points and 11 rebounds. Patrick Williams poured in 23 points . Coby White had 24 points and dished out 11 assists. Two-way player Terry Taylor played the entire fourth quarter and made all four field goal attempts, scoring eight points .
Luka Doncic played the opening 13 points and scored 13 points for the Mavs.
NEXT: Sunday: Home with Detroit (Noon tipoff).
CCI 24 SECONDS NBA NEWS AND NOTES
Boston 121, Toronto 102. Sam Hauser scored a career high 26 points. The Celtics recorded a 4-0 series sweep over the Raps. The Celtics went 15-15 from inside the three point line during the first half. Boston is the first team in the play-by-play era (since 1997-1998) to shoot 100% on 2-point field goals in a first half. (NBA History).
Brooklyn 101, Orlando 84. The Nets secured the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference.
Philadelphia 136, Atlanta 131 OT. The 76ers rested all their starters. Trae Young became the first player in Hawks history to record 20 points and 20 assists in a game.
Houston 112, Charlotte 109. The Hornets played without all five starters.
Memphis 137, Milwaukee 114. Jaren Jackson Jr. nailed five -three pointers, scoring 36 points.
New Orleans 113, New York 105. The 42-39 Pelicans got 31 points from Trey Murphy.
Detroit 122, Indiana 115. Killian Hayes scored a career high 28 points for the Pistons.
Washington 114, Miami 108. The Wizards have played without Bradley Beal for the last nine games with a knee injury.
Golden State 119, Sacramento 97. The Warriors can claim a playoff berth with a Sunday win over Portland.
Los Angeles Lakers 121, Phoenix 107. Kevin Durant and Devin Booker sat out for the Suns.
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