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Chuck Checks In - 04.10.23

FINAL FROM THE UNITED CENTER: Bulls 103, Detroit 81. (Bulls 40-42, 22-19 at home).

LEADING SCORERS: Bulls: LaVine: 17pts. Pistons: Hayes: 26 pts.
LEADING REBOUNDERS: Bulls: Drummond: 10. Pistons: Duren: 18.
LEADING ASSISTS: Bulls: DeRozan: 5. Pistons: Joseph: 9.

CCI STAT OF THE GAME: Nikola Vucevic and Patrick Williams each appeared in all 82 games for the Bulls this season, becoming the first Bulls players to suit up in all 82 games since the 2014-15 season.

CCI RECAP: The Bulls polished off the regular season scoring 60 points in the paints as the Bulls bench scored 58 points. The Bulls scored 30 points off 25 Detroit turnovers.
The Bulls outscored Detroit 36-17 in the fourth quarter.

NEXT: Wednesday: At Toronto.


Toronto 121, Milwaukee 105. The Raps finished at 41-41 for the second time in franchise history.

Boston 120, Atlanta 114. Payton Pritchard notched his first career triple-double of 30-14-11.

Philadelphia 134, Brooklyn 105. The two teams face each other next weekend in the opening round.

Charlotte 106, Cleveland 95. The Hornets have missed the playoffs seven straight seasons. They missed their first 24-three point attempts.

Indiana 141, New York 136. Despite the win the Pacers finished the season losers of seven of their last 10 games.

Golden State 157, Portland 101. The Warriors scored 55 first quarter points.

Los Angeles Lakers 128, Utah 117. LeBron James nailed eight-three pointers. The Lakers ended the regular season winners of nine of 11. The Lakers will meet Minnesota in the play in tournament.

Los Angeles Clippers 119, Phoenix 114. The two teams meet in the opening round of the playoffs. The Suns are the four seed.

Houston 114, Washington 109. Stephen Silas won't return as head coach of the Rockets.

Minnesota 113, New Orleans 108. The Pelicans host 10th seed OKC Wednesday night.

Miami 123, Orlando 110.Udonis Harlem scored 24 points in his final regular season game.

Denver 109, Sacramento 95. The Kings finished the regular season with 48 wins.

San Antonio 138, Dallas 117. The Mavs rested six players including Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving. The Spurs sat nine players.

Oklahoma City 115, Memphis 100. The Thunder went from 24 wins to 40 wins without the second overall pick, Chet Holmgren who missed the entire season with a foot injury.

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