The Chicago Bulls won again without star guard on Wednesday night by defeating the Atlanta Hawks 98-77 at Philips Arena. The Bulls improved to 13-5 without Rose in the lineup, and 41-11 overall. Atlanta drops to 30-22 with the loss.
Chicago was led by small forward Luol Deng, who scored 22 points and made 5-of-8 attempts from three-point range. Power forward Carlos Boozer had 20 points and nine rebounds for Chicago by shooting 8-of-13 from the floor. Taj Gibson went 8-of-12 from the floor to finish with 19 points and six rebounds for Chicago.
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