Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/15/12
PHOENIX -- After blowing an 18-point, third-quarter lead and being forced to overtime by the scrappy reserves of the Phoenix Suns, Chicago's veterans knew that the tone for this five-game road trip might be set by the way the Bulls performed in overtime here Friday night. Luol Deng, Richard Hamilton and Joakim Noah combined to erase a dismal fourth quarter by combining to score on Chicago's first five possessions, as the Bulls regained control of the game and rolled to a 112-106 win. Carlos Boozer snapped out of an early-season scoring slump to register a game-high 28 points, while Deng and Noah had 21 each and Hamilton had four of his 15 on back-to-back jumpers as part of a 10-1 run over the first 3:37 of the extra period. "In overtime, it's all about possessions. You only get six or eight possessions in overtime and you have to concentrate on each one to make sure you get a stop and get a score," Hamilton said. "We let our defense slip when we had a big lead, and we wanted t...
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