Chuck's Daily Check In - 11.24.19

Chuck recaps last night's win against the Hornets and tells us what's happening around the league
Zach LaVine dribbles the ball against the Charlotte Hornets.
by Chuck Swirsky
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FINAL FROM CHARLOTTE: Bulls 116, Charlotte 115. (Bulls: 6-11, 3-5 on the road).

LEADING SCORERS: Bulls: LaVine: 49pts. Charlotte: Rozier: 28pts.
LEADING REBOUNDERS: Bulls: Carter: 11. Charlotte: Biyombo: 12.
LEADING ASSISTS: Bulls: Satoransky: 8. Charlotte: Graham: 10.

CCI STAT OF THE NIGHT: Zach LaVine set a franchise record with 13 made three point field goals. He scored a career-high 49 points.

CCI RECAP: The Bulls won a thriller with a dramatic ending resulting in a steal by Ryan Arcidiacono enabling Zach LaVine to drain a right wing three with less than one second left propelling the Bulls to their sixth win of the season. LaVine scored 27 of his career-high 49 points in the fourth quarter. He buried seven of his franchise setting 13 three point buckets in the fourth quarter as well.

Coby White and Wendell Carter Jr. were tremendous. Carter recorded his 10th double-double of the season with a 17-11 game. White buried four three pointers and scored 28 points off the bench.

It was a wild fourth quarter to say the least. The Bulls out scored Charlotte 11-3 in the final 26 seconds of the game.

Watch all of Zach LaVine's 13 threes against the Hornets

CCI IN THE LOCKER ROOM: LaVine: "Once I shot it, I knew it was cash. That was the craziest game I've been a part of."

UP NEXT: Home with Portland Monday.

CCI 24 SECONDS NBA NEWS AND NOTES:

Philadelphia 113, Miami 86: Josh Richardson, formerly of the Heat, scored 32 points. The Philly crowd booed Jimmy Butler during introductions. Butler scored 11 against his ex-team. The 76ers have won four straight and improved to 7-0 at home.

Milwaukee 104, Detroit 90: The 13-3 Bucks got 28 points and 10 rebounds from Giannis Antetokounmpo, his 16th consecutive double-double.

Cleveland 110, Portland 104: The Blazers continue to struggle, losing their fourth straight and five of their last seven games. The Blazers are 2-10 in November. Cleveland ended a six-game losing streak.

Los Angeles Lakers 109, Memphis 108: The Lakers go to 14-2 as LeBron James scored 30 points. The Grizzlies lost their third straight but looked good as they wore their throwback teal uniforms of the 90s.

Toronto 119, Atlanta 116: The banged up Raps continue to win. Toronto has won three straight. Atlanta has lost six straight.

San Antonio 111, New York 104: The Spurs snapped their longest losing streak under Head Coach Gregg Popovich at eight games.

Indiana 111, Orlando 106: The Pacers shot a season best 54% from the field.

Phoenix 100, Minnesota 98: Devin Booker enabled the Suns to end a three game slide with a 35-12-9 game.

Utah 128, New Orleans 120: Donovan Mitchell scored a season high 37 points. Don't look now but the Jazz are 11-5.

Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo has been fined $35,000 for making unsportsmanlike physical contact with Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder, verbal abuse of a game official, and failing to leave the court in a timely manner upon his ejection, it was announced by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The NBA has fined Patrick Beverley of the Clippers 5-thousand dollars for violating anti flopping rules, his second of the season.

Thanks for reading CCI. Reach out: cswirsky@bulls.com or Twitter @ctsbulls.

Always a pleasure.

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