Bulls Take Down Nets, NBA Roundup
Published on February 14 2014 11:18 am
Last Updated on February 14 2014 11:18 am
Written by Millie Lange
Bulls Handle Nets
(Chicago, IL) -- Carlos Boozer had 15 points and 10 rebounds as the Bulls took down the Nets 92-76 in Chicago. Joakim Noah added 14 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists while Mike Dunleavy and Jimmy Butler also poured in 14 points each. Taj Gibson had a game-high 16 points off the bench for the Bulls, who have won three straight. Paul Pierce led Brooklyn with 15 points while Deron Williams netted 13 points in defeat. Joe Johnson added 11 points for the Nets, who had won four out of five.
Thunder Storm Lakers
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Kevin Durant went off for 19 points in the fourth quarter and 31 in the second half to lead the Thunder to a 107-103 comeback win over the Lakers at STAPLES Center. Durant finished with 43 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists as Oklahoma City goes into the All-Star break with a 43-12 record. Reggie Jackson added 16 points and five boards in the victory. Los Angeles led by as much as much as 15. Kendal Marshall tallied a double-double with 14 points and 17 assists, while Wesley Johnson and Chris Kaman each contributed 19 points. Los Angeles lost its seventh straight game at home to fall to 18-35.
Thursday, February 13 Scoreboard
Chicago Bulls 92, Brooklyn Nets 76
Oklahoma City Thunder 107, Los Angeles Lakers 103
Friday, February 14 Schedule (All Times Central)
7:00 p.m. - NBA All-Star Celebrity Game (at New Orleans, LA)
8:00 p.m. - Rising Stars Challenge (at New Orleans, LA)