Bulls

Bulls Trample Cavaliers 112-91

Ramon Sessions #3 of the Cleveland Cavaliers puts up the shot against Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls at The Quicken Loans Arena on March 2, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ramon Sessions #3 of the Cleveland Cavaliers puts up the shot against Derrick Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls at The Quicken Loans Arena on March 2, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Chicago Bulls
Upcoming Games

Buy Bulls Tickets Full Schedule
Tuesday Dec 2
vs. Mavericks
Saturday Dec 6
vs. Warriors
Wednesday Dec 10
vs. Nets
Bulls Central
Shop for Bulls Gear
Buy Bulls Tickets

NBA Scoreboard
NBA Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Featured & Trending:

Latest News Headlines:

CLEVELAND (AP) — Luol Deng scored a season-high 24 points and Derrick Rose added 19 as the Chicago Bulls won their fifth straight, 112-91 on Friday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who were without rookie guard Kyrie Irving.

Up by 12 at halftime, Chicago built a 24-point lead in the third quarter and coasted to its 12th win in 14 games to stay on Miami’s heels for the best record in the Eastern Conference.

Carlos Boozer added 13 points and 11 rebounds as the Bulls won their seventh straight over Cleveland.

Irving has been fighting a flu bug for several days and missed his fourth game. The Cavs sorely missed their leading scorer and playmaker while dropping their fourth straight.

Antawn Jamison scored 22 for Cleveland, 0-3 since the All-Star break.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)