Bulls Steamroll Rockets – NBA Roundup
UNDATED (AP) — Mike Dunleavy scored all of his 21 points in the second half, Joakim Noah (JOH'-keem NOH'-ah) flirted with another triple-double and the Chicago Bulls posted a 111-87 wire-to-wire victory over the Houston Rockets, who have lost two straight.
Noah finished with 13 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists in 34 minutes. He was headed for his fourth triple-double of the season, but sat down with about three minutes left because of the lopsided score.
Kirk Hinrich (HYN'-rihk) scored 19 points for Chicago, going 5 for 6 on 3-pointers. Jeremy Lin was high man for Houston with 21.
In other NBA action:
— After being stunned by the Lakers last Sunday, the Oklahoma City Thunder got revenge. The Thunder built a 24-point lead after three quarters and crushed the Lakers 131-102. Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant scored 29 points apiece.
— Atlanta downed Milwaukee 102-97. Jeff Teague led the Hawks with 22 points and eight assists. Kyle Korver scored 12 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter as the Hawks won back-to-back games for the first time in nearly six weeks.