Bulls on a fast break

Chuck Checks In - 12.03.2022

FINAL FROM SAN FRANCISCO: Golden State 119 Bulls 111. (Bulls: (9-13, 4-8 on the road).

LEADING SCORERS: Bulls:Vucevic: 23 pts. Warriors: Poole: 30 pts.
LEADING REBOUNDERS: Bulls: Vucevic: 11. Warriors: Looney: 12.
LEADING ASSISTS: Bulls: DeRozan: 7 Warriors: Green 10.

CCI STAT OF THE GAME: The Warriors won their 11th straight game over the Bulls. The last time the Bulls beat Golden State was March, 2017.

CCI RECAP: The Warriors nearly squandered a 19 point lead but ended the game on a 9-2 run to hand the Bulls their third loss on their six road trip with the final game Sunday in Sacramento.

Zach LaVine's three ball with 2:27 left shaved Golden State's lead to one with 2:27 left but Draymond Green buried a left wing three to give the Warriors just enough of a cushion to preserve the win.

Golden State got a huge boost from Jordan Poole off the bench as Poole poured in 30 points in 23 minutes draining seven - three pointers. Draymond Green nearly had a triple-double of 13- 9-10. Stephen Curry registered 19 points, 11 rebounds and six assists. The Warriors went 20-50 from three point range.

Nikola Vucevic scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for his 12th double-double game on the season. The Bulls scored 54 points in the paint and scored 27 points off 20 Golden State turnovers.

NEXT: At Sacramento Sunday.

CCI 24 SECONDS NBA NEWS AND NOTES

Miami 120, Boston 116 OT. The Heat handed the Celtics just their second loss in the last 16 games. Jimmy Butler returned to the Miami lineup after missing seven games with a knee injury scoring 25 points.

Charlotte 117, Washington 116. The Wizards have lost five of six.

Los Angeles Lakers 133, Milwaukee 129. Anthony Davis scored 44 points. LeBron James passed Magic Johnson for sixth place on the all time assist list. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 40 for the Bucks.

Atlanta 117, Denver 109. Dejounte Murray scored 34 points and rookie A.J. Griffin scored a career high 24 points for the Hawks.

New Orleans 117, San Antonio 99. Zion Williamson scored 30 points and tied his career high with 15 rebounds.TheSpurs have lost 10 straight matching the franchise's longest losing streak set in 1987. Greg Popovich missed the game due to a minor medical procedure.

Memphis 117, Philadelphia 109. Ja Morant scored 28 points The Grizzlies have won three of four.

Utah 139, Indiana 119. Lauri Markkanen poured in 24 points.

Houston 122, Phoenix 121. Jalen Green scored 30 points as the Rockets erased a 16 point deficit handing the Suns just their second home court loss.

Brooklyn 114, Toronto 105. The Nets have won four straight and seven of 10.

Cleveland 107, Orlando 96. Donovan Mitchell scored 34 points. The Cavs have won 10 of 11 at home. The Magic have lost seven straight and own the worst record in the NBA at 5-18.

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