Bulls top Mavs 101-78 after Dallas shoots 35 percent

Bulls top Mavs 101-78 after Dallas shoots 35 percent

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CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 28: Marco Belinelli #8 of the Chicago Bulls grabs a loose ball away from O.J. Mayo #32 of the Dallas Mavericks at the United Center on November 28, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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Associated Press

Posted on November 28, 2012 at 11:32 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — 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.

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