Chicago, IL (Sports Network) – Luol Deng notched 24 points while Derrick Rose added 18 points and 13 assists, as Chicago claimed a 106-94 victory over Charlotte at the United Center.
Carlos Boozer had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Bulls, who have won three in a row. Kyle Korver and Taj Gibson scored 15 and 11, respectively, off the bench.
Chicago center Kurt Thomas contributed six points and five rebounds in his 1,000th NBA game.
Gerald Henderson notched 22 points, while Stephen Jackson added 20 with six assists as the Bobcats had a two-game win streak halted. Boris Diaw chipped in 18 points and Shaun Livingston came off the bench to provide 13 points.