Cavaliers Slay the Bulls 103-102 

By William Gleason, The Chicago Times

January 1, 2022

CHICAGO – The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls 103-102 at the United Center Saturday night.  DeMar DeRozan made 21 points while Ayo Dosunmu added 19 for the Bulls. In a close game, DeRozan brought it down to one point with a driving one pointer with 29 seconds on the clock, however DeRozan failed in forced shot-clock violation against the Cavs with just 4.8 seconds remaining.  Zach LaVine finished the game with 15 points on 6-for-16 shooting.

DeMar DeRozan missed shot. Photo: NBA.

The Cavalier’s Caris LeVert scored 23 points with Kevin Love rounding out the game with 20 points and nine rebounds.  Guard Darius Garland missed the game with a nasty sprained thumb earned in Thursday’s trouncing by the Pacers.

Bulls face the Cavalier’s at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse on Monday, January 2, at 6:00 PM CST. 

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