Bulls vs. Jazz: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

November 18th, 2016 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

Offense was in short supply Thursday night at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah, but the Chicago Bulls came alive throughout the second half and squashed the Utah Jazz 85-77 to stretch their winning streak to four games.  

The Bulls are now 8-4 following Thursday's win, while the Jazz dropped to 7-6 by virtue of back-to-back losses. 

Since points were at a premium, gaudy lines were nowhere to be found. 

Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade paced the Bulls with 20 and 18 points, respectively, and Robin Lopez held his own in a matchup against Rudy Gobert to the tune of 10 points and 12 rebounds. 

Speaking of Gobert, the Stifle Tower tallied his third double-double in the last four games with 16 points and 13 boards to go with three blocks. However, he didn't receive much help as Gordon Hayward floundered with eight points on 3-of-15 shooting on a night when the Jazz shot 38.5 percent from the field. 

But considering the Bulls and Jazz entered Thursday ranked among the top 10 in defensive efficiency, per Basketball-Refe ...

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