Hinrich Scores 25 To Lead Bulls Past Warriors
CHICAGO (AP) — Kirk Hinrich scored a season-high 25 points, hitting six of seven three-pointers in the Chicago Bulls’ 103-87 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Friday night.
Nate Robinson added 22 points off the bench in the Bulls’ third straight victory.
David Lee, the Warriors’ All-Star selection, scored 23 points. Stephen Curry added 21 for Golden State, which shot 34.6 percent from the field to snap a three-game winning streak.
Jimmy Butler had 16 points and a career-high 12 rebounds starting in place of Luol Deng, who missed his fourth consecutive game due to a right hamstring injury.
Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah, the Bulls’ All-Star selection, also finished with double-doubles. Boozer had 15 points and 13 rebounds and Noah had 14 points and 16 rebounds.
The Bulls shot 46.6 percent from the field and have won six of their last nine against Golden State.
Chicago never trailed and led by as much as 26.
The Warriors got as close as 10 early in the third quarter before the Bulls responded with a 10-3 run.
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