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Carlos Boozer scored 20 points, D.J. Augustin had 19 against his former team and the Chicago Bulls won their fourth straight game Wednesday night, edging the Toronto Raptors 94-92.
Kirk Hinrich scored 19 points, Jimmy Butler had 16 and Taj Gibson fouled out with 10 as the Bulls won for the fifth time in six games and halted Toronto's winning streak at three. Joakim Noah had eight points and 13 assists for the Bulls.
DeMar DeRozan led the Raptors with 32 points but had a couple key misses at the end, while Kyle Lowry fouled out with 16. Lowry, who had seven assists, failed to extend his career-best streak of double doubles to four games.
Augustin, who was waived by Toronto in December before signing with the Bulls as a free agent, hit two 3-pointers early in the third as Chicago took a 76-66 lead at 9:34.
A free throw from DeRozan and a jumper by Terrence Ross brought the Raptors to within 86-82 with 3:23 remaining.
After a Chicago timeout, Augustin hit his third 3 of the fo...
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Rarely opting to do things the easy way, Chicago held on for a 94-92 road win against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night at the Air Canada Centre.
Pushing All-Star Break behind them, the Bulls are keying in on the second half of the season. With the Raptors currently sitting in third place in the Eastern Conference standings, this was a big game for Chicago.
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“I thought Carlos (Boozer) got us established in the paint early,” said Chicago Bulls Head Coach Tom Thibodeau. The Bulls racing out to a 10 point lead that they rode to a 94-92 win over the Raptors.
With an already stout defense playing even better and their offense operating more efficiently, the Chicago Bulls have reeled off four straight victories.
In order to extend that streak, though, they'll have to snap a five-game series skid against the visiting Denver Nuggets on Friday night.
Chicago (28-25) pulled to within a half-game of Toronto for the No. 3 seed in the Eastern...