Chicago, IL (Sports Network) – Luol Deng poured in a career-high 40 points, as the Chicago Bulls earned a 110-98 win over the Portland Trail Blazers at the United Center.
Derrick Rose finished with 16 points and 13 assists for the Bulls, who have won two straight after opening the season with a loss at Oklahoma City. Joakim Noah posted his third straight double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds in the victory.
LaMarcus Aldridge had a team-high 33 points to go with nine rebounds for Portland, which started the 2010-11 campaign with wins at Phoenix, Los Angeles Clippers and New York. The Trail Blazers will wrap up their five-game road trip on Tuesday at Milwaukee before opening the home portion of their schedule on Thursday against the Thunder. Brandon Roy chipped in with 17 points and Marcus Camby had a game-high 11 boards.