Deng leads Bulls over Mavericks 101-78
Chicago rebounds after blowing 27-point lead against Bucks Monday
CHICAGO — Luol Deng had 22 points and six rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls over the Dallas Mavericks 101-78 on Wednesday night.
Five Chicago players scored at least 11 points to help the Bulls (7-7) beat the Mavericks for the fourth straight time.
Nate Robinson came off the bench and added 14 points and six assists for Chicago, and fellow reserve Jimmy Butler scored a career-high 13 points, including 9-of-10 shooting from the line.
Joakim Noah chipped in 13 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and three blocks as Chicago avoided its first three-game losing streak at the United Center since losing five straight from March 1-19, 2010.
Shawn Marion scored 18 points for Dallas, which shot just 35 percent from the field to lose for the eighth time in its last 11 games.