CHICAGO (AP) _ The Chicago Bulls ended a four-game skid with
another win over Atlanta, knocking off the Hawks 90-78.
Luol Deng (LOO'-ul dehng) had 22 points for the Bulls, who
entered the game just 2-and-10 before beating the Hawks for the
12th straight time. Ben Gordon added nine of his 21 points while
the Bulls were outscoring the Hawks 36-21 in the third quarter to
take a 70-to-51 lead.
Andres Nocioni and Chris Duhon (DOO'-hahn) each finished with 11
points as the Bulls won for only the second time in their last
Tyrus Thomas had 12 rebounds and helped Chicago win the battle
of the boards, 60-37.
Joe Johnson had a team-best 21 points for the Hawks.
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