By William Gleason, The Chicago Times
December 27, 2022
CHICAGO – The Houston Rockets blasted the Chicago Bulls Monday night 133-118, breaking a five-game winning streak for the Bulls.
Zach LaVine with a 3-pointer in the last 30 seconds of the second quarter helped set up the Bulls’ early dominance in the third quarter with a 74-67 advantage before their collapse allowing the Rockets to regain control of the court.
By the fourth quarter, the Bulls narrowed the score 109-100 with the Rockets, but were easily fought off by Rockets’ point guard Kevin Porter Jr.’s two consecutive 3-pointers. Overall, the Rockets completed 50 of 90 shots and outrebounded the struggling Bulls by 56-43.
Bulls face the Bucks at the United Center on Wednesday, December 28 at 7:00 PM CST.
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