Boozer, Deng Help Shoot Down The Bucks

CHICAGO (AP) – Carlos Boozer had 24 points and nine rebounds, Luol Deng scored 24 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 90-77 on Tuesday night.

Derrick Rose had 18 points, 12 assists and six assists for Chicago, who has won 11 of its last 13 games.

John Salmons scored 18 points for the Bucks, who shot a season-low 32.1 percent.

Trailing 45-44 at the half, the Bulls opened the second half by outscoring the Bucks 9-0. Rose started the run with a 3-pointer and had a basket to make it 52-45.

Chicago pulled away for good midway through the fourth quarter by going on a 16-4 run. Leading 69-66, Rose started it with a jumper and Chicago got consecutive 3-pointers from Rose and Kyle Korver to make it 86-72.

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