Bulls Snap Two Game SkidNEW ORLEANS (AP) - Luol Deng
scored 20 points and the Chicago Bulls snapped a two-game skid with a 96-87
victory over the New Orleans Hornets last night.
The Bulls took the lead for good late in
the first quarter, but didn't put the Hornets away until Deng's clutch jumper
from the top of the key with 44.8 seconds left put Chicago up 94-87 after the
Hornets had pulled within five points on Eric Gordon's 3-pointer.
Carlos Boozer added 17 points and 10
rebounds, and Joakim Noah had 15 points and 17 rebounds for Chicago, which
out-rebounded New Orleans 47-39 and had 15 second-chance points.
Gordon finished with 20 and Anthony Davis
had 15 points and 10 rebounds for New Orleans, which saw its two-game winning
streak snapped after committing nine of its 15 turnovers in the final quarter.
Greivis Vasquez had 11 points and 10 assists for the Hornets.
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