Originally written November 29, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls already proved they could build a big lead. On Wednesday at the United Center, they were able to hang on for an easy 101-78 win over Dallas. Two days earlier, the Bulls led Milwaukee by 27 points late in the third quarter and gave it all back in a stunning 93-92 loss. Luol Deng led Chicago with 22 points, one of five players who scored in double-figures on Wednesday. Shawn Marion topped the Mavericks with 18 points. "The bench was great. The starters got us off to a good start," Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said. "We needed everybody. Overall, I thought we played a lot tougher with the lead." After building a 58-42 advantage at halftime, the Bulls never gave their fans much reason to worry. Dallas never got closer than 14 points in the second half. It probably helped that the Mavs played in Philadelphia on Tuesday, while Chicago had a day off to think about the ugly loss to Milwaukee. The Bulls led 77-58 after three quarters an...
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