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Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns, front, shoots against Chicago Bulls forward Luke Kornet during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

LaVine scores 25 points, Bulls beat Timberwolves 117-110

Jan. 23, 2020 12:17 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls envisioned Zach LaVine and Lauri Markkanen providing a powerful one-two punch and leading them to the playoffs coming off one of the worst seasons in franchise history. This was more like it. LaVine scored 25 points, Markkanen added 21 and the Chicago Bulls overcame a big...

Chicago Bulls' Tomas Satoransky (31) drives to the basket between Milwaukee Bucks' Brook Lopez (11) and Wesley Matthews (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)

Antetokounmpo has triple-double as Bucks down Bulls 111-98

Jan. 20, 2020 10:28 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks committed 23 turnovers — and won anyway. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Co. finished strong on Monday. Antetokounmpo had a triple-double and scored his 10,000th career point, and the Bucks beat the Chicago Bulls 111-98 to sweep the four-game season series. ...

Chicago Bulls forward Chandler Hutchison, left, pulls down a rebound next to Cleveland Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. The Bulls won 118-116. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

LaVine scores 42, Chicago rallies late to beat Cavs 118-116

Jan. 19, 2020 12:10 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls overcame a poor performance in the first three quarters with a strong finish. Zach LaVine scored 21 of his 42 points in the fourth and the Bulls rallied from 15 points down in the final period for a 118-116 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night. Chicago,...

Philadelphia 76ers' Furkan Korkmaz goes up to shoot during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Korkmaz gets hot, scores 24 to lift 76ers over Bulls 100-89

Jan. 18, 2020 1:04 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Furkan Korkmaz asked the Philadelphia 76ers 14 months ago to trade him somewhere he could play amid frequent shuttles back and forth to the club’s G-League team in Delaware. On Friday night, he was a lifeline for a team that may have found an answer to its desperate need for...

West Virginia to retire Rod Thorn's No. 44

Jan. 16, 2020 1:04 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University will retire the number of basketball great Rod Thorn next month, athletic director Shane Lyons said Thursday. Thorn's No. 44 will be retired during a halftime ceremony at the Mountaineers' game with Oklahoma on Feb. 29 in Morgantown. He'll be the third...

Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine, left, looks to pass the ball as Washington Wizards guard Gary Payton II defneds during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

LaVine powers Bulls past Wizards 115-106

Jan. 15, 2020 11:57 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Zach LaVine wants to play in the All-Star Game next month in Chicago. He is making quite the case. Especially lately. LaVine had 30 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and the banged-up Bulls beat Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards 115-106 on Wednesday night. “I've been...

Chicago Bulls forward Daniel Gafford, left, dunks as Washington Wizards center Ian Mahinmi watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Bulls C Gafford leaves game with dislocated right thumb

Jan. 15, 2020 9:49 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls center Daniel Gafford left Wednesday night's game against Washington after he dislocated his right thumb on a steal. Gafford's thumb was bent back after he picked off a pass by Ian Mahinmi early in the first quarter. The 6-foot-11 Gafford called timeout and ran off the court in...

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts to his three-point basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Bucks cruise past Knicks behind Antetokounmpo's 37 points

Jan. 15, 2020 12:21 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo wasn't looking at the scoreboard. Even though the Milwaukee Bucks led by 25 points at halftime Tuesday night, the reigning MVP maintained his focus in the third quarter and put the finishing touches on a 128-102 victory over the New York Knicks. Antetokounmpo had 17...

Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) outruns Chicago Bulls guard Tomas Satoransky (31) and forward Daniel Gafford (12) on a drive to the basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Tatum and Brown lead Celtics to 113-101 win over Bulls

Jan. 13, 2020 11:42 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum didn’t hesitate when asked about the team’s chemistry nearly halfway into the season. “It’s a lot of fun when everybody’s contributing. Guys are genuinely happy for one another’s success,” he said after the Boston Celtics coasted...

Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway calls a play during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Florida, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Achiuwa's double-double leads No. 21 Memphis past USF 68-64

Jan. 12, 2020 8:03 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Penny Hardaway sees No. 21 Memphis coming together as a team that'll have to be reckoned with by season's end. “We're building,” the coach said Sunday after the Tigers rallied from a 14-point second-half deficit to beat South Florida 68-64 and stop a two-game losing streak...