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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...

Detroit Pistons forward Christian Wood (35) is pressured by Chicago Bulls forwards Thaddeus Young, left, Daniel Gafford, back right, and forward Chandler Hutchison (15) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Bulls beat Pistons again, 108-99; Drummond ejected

Jan. 11, 2020 10:42 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Luke Kornet helped the Chicago Bulls to the type of start coach Jim Boylen was looking for. Kornet scored 12 of his 15 points in the first quarter and the Bulls took a big early lead and then held off Detroit at the end, beating the Pistons 108-99 on Saturday night to snap their six-game...

Indiana Pacers' Myles Turner, left, drives to the basket against Chicago Bulls' Luke Kornet during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Turner has 27 points, 14 boards as Pacers beat Bulls 116-105

Jan. 10, 2020 11:37 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Myles Turner dominated down low and the Pacers hit enough big shots to squeeze out the victory — even though things got tight at the end. Turner set season highs with 27 points and 14 rebounds, and Indiana withstood a huge effort by Zach LaVine to beat the Chicago Bulls 116-105 on...

Chicago Bulls center Wendell Carter Jr., left, pulls in a rebound next to Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) and guard Jaylen Brown (7) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Bulls expect Carter to miss 4-6 weeks with sprained ankle

Jan. 9, 2020 11:09 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls expect center Wendell Carter Jr. to miss four to six weeks because of a sprained right ankle. Carter rolled his ankle going for a layup when he landed on Mavericks center Dwight Powell's foot in the third quarter of Monday's loss at Dallas. The Bulls said Thursday an MRI...

Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic (77) attempts to shoot as Chicago Bulls guard Kris Dunn (32) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Sam Hodde)

Doncic's big 3rd quarter leads Mavericks over Bulls 118-110

Jan. 7, 2020 2:53 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — It wasn't the 38 points, the 11 rebounds or the 10 assists from Luka Doncic that most impressed his coach on Monday night. It was his poise. But the production didn't hurt either. Doncic scored 21 points in the third quarter and had his NBA-leading 11th triple-double of the season to lead the...

Utah Jazz guard Emmanuel Mudiay, left, and Chicago Bulls guard Kris Dunn battle for the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Bogdanovic scores 19, Jazz beat Bulls 102-98

Jan. 2, 2020 11:48 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Jazz answered a big run with one of their own and withstood a final push down the stretch to walk away with another victory. Those are adding up for Utah. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 19 points and the surging Jazz held off the Chicago Bulls 102-98 on Thursday night. The Jazz went on a 24-4...

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) shoots over Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen (24) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)

Antetokounmpo scores 23 in return, Bucks beat Bulls 123-102

Dec. 31, 2019 12:14 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — With an NBA-best 30-5 record, the Milwaukee Bucks are off to a great start. Giannis Antetokounmpo, though, is more concerned with the team's finish this season. The reigning MVP had 23 points and 10 rebounds after missing two games with a sore back, and Milwaukee pulled away in the second...

Atlanta Hawks guard/forward Vince Carter, right, looks to pass as Chicago Bulls forward Thaddeus Young guards during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Lauri Markkanen scores 25 points, Bulls rout Hawks 116-81

Dec. 28, 2019 11:34 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Aside from the lingering effects of an illness, Lauri Markkanen was feeling just fine Saturday night. It’s a far cry from early in the season when the third-year forward was struggling to find his comfort level in a new offensive system. Markkanen had 25 points, Zach LaVine added 19...

Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine (8) shoots next to Washington Wizards guard Isaac Bonga (17) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Bulls outlast short-handed Pistons 119-107

Dec. 21, 2019 10:30 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons swept the season series with Chicago in 2018-19. Now the Bulls are a win away from returning the favor. Chicago can only hope that becomes relevant in a few months, if both teams are competing for a playoff spot. Zach LaVine scored 33 points and Coby White added 19 to...

Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons, right, and Miami Heat's Jimmy Butler reach for a pass during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Miami snaps 76ers’ 14-game home winning streak, wins 108-104

Dec. 19, 2019 12:57 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kendrick Nunn scored 26 points to help the Miami Heat hand the Philadelphia 76ers their first home loss of the season, 108-104 on Wednesday night. The 76ers had been 14-0 at home, including a 113-86 victory over the Heat last month. Tobias Harris buried a 3-pointer for the Sixers with...