The Bulls won their 2nd game this season beating Atlanta on the road 97-85.
Zach LaVine fueled the Bulls once again, dropping 27 points (9-19). LaVine added 11 rebounds, 3 assists, and a steal for the double-double. Backing him up in the starting lineup, Wendell Carter Jr. had 10 points (4-9) and 10 boards.
Jabari Parker, again, was a key contributor to the second unit. Parker scored 18 points (7-16) along with 8 rebounds, 3 assists, a steal, and 2 blocks. Ryan Arcidiacono chipped in 13 points (5-10) and 7 assists.
Atlanta never stood a chance of winning the entire second half. The Bulls completely dominated the team stats, in a groove. Chicago shot 36-83 (43.4%) from the field, 12-33 (36.4%) from distance, and 13-16 (81.3%) on free throws. Additionally, the Bulls outrebounded Atlanta 52-48.
The Bulls ball movement and hustle were on point. They dished out 25 assists, racked up 14 steals, and rejected 6 shots. All while the Hawks struggled to make it a close final score.
2-4, 12th Place in East
Up Next for the Bulls
Chicago plays at home on Monday against the Warriors at 7:00 PM CT.