Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/11/14
CHICAGO -- Guard Marco Belinelli finally located his long–range shooting touch, allowing the Chicago Bulls to pull away in the fourth quarter for an 87-80 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday at the United Center. Belinelli drained 3-pointers on three of the first four possessions of the fourth quarter, boosting the Bulls' advantage to 72-63 with 9:56 remaining. Signed as a free agent this summer to help replace sharpshooter Kyle Korver, Belinelli had made just three baskets from 3-point range all season, while the Bulls were shooting a paltry 28.1 percent from long distance as a team, heading into Saturday's action. Guard Nate Robinson led the Bulls with 18 points, while center Joakim Noah added 17 and Luol Deng had 16. Belinelli scored nine of his 11 points in the fourth quarter. Minnesota, which never got closer than five points following Belinelli's outburst, was led by center Nikola Pekovic with 18 points. Dante Cunningham scored 14 points off the bench, wh...
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