Philippines, 05 Apr 2020
  Home >> News

 


BOXERS

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

NEWS           

FORUM        

FIGHT GALLERIES        

RING CARD GIRLS        




 
 
News  


NBA -- Bulls beat Raptors with 39 fourth quarter points


PhilBoxing.com




CHICAGO -- Buried in an avalanche of 3-point shots in the first quarter, the Chicago Bulls clawed their way back to victory on Wednesday night and stunned the Toronto Raptors, 116-103, at the Air Canada Centre.

The Raptors made five 3s in the opening quarter, building an early 27-14 advantage. Toronto settled with a 54-50 halftime lead and entered the fourth quarter with an 82-77 bubble.

But the final 12 minutes was all Bull.

The Bulls made 14 fourth quarter field goals and outscored their hosts 39-21. A 20-13 run with 5:47 left to play gave Chicago a 97-95 lead which it never relinquished. Pau Gasol iced the game with a pair of free throws that pushed the Bulls ahead, 114-103, 30 ticks to go.

Jimmy Butler was the high point man for Chicago with 23 points on 7-for-8 shooting. Gasol finished with 18 while Aaron Brooks had 16 and 5 assists while manning the point guard slot in the absence of Derrick Rose.

Tony Snell and Nikola Mirotic had 17 and 15 points, respectively, as Chicago shot a blistering 60.8 percent from the field (45-of-74) and 52.2 percent from long distance (12 of 23). The Bulls got outrebounded 35-31 but they had 10 more assists with 26.

After a warm start, the Raptors cooled off and settled with a 47 percent field goal clip (39-of-83). Toronto, which got 22 points from Greivis Vasquez, also made 9 of 21 triples and 16 of 19 free throws.

DeMar DeRozan tallied 20 points and Lou Williams added 18 for the Raptors, who dropped to 42-30 and fourth place in the Eastern Conference behind the 44-29 Bulls.

"We can beat anybody," Bulls guard Jimmy Butler told the Associated Press as the playoffs near.

Photo: Jimmy Butler (R) paced the Bulls with 23 points as Chicago rallied to beat the Toronto Raptors, 116-103, on Wednesday night .


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Homer D. Sayson.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • EWRIGHT-EMONZON PREVIEW: WILL WRIGHT TOO BE ALL WRONG FOR MONZON?
    , Sun, 05 Apr 2020
  • Impact Boxing plans to give back with free boxing event
    , Sun, 05 Apr 2020
  • STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART V: CEFERINO GARCIA, THE FIRST ASIAN WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION
    By Maloney L. Samaco, , Sat, 04 Apr 2020
  • GAB begs for poor boxers
    By Recah Trinidad, , Sat, 04 Apr 2020
  • Remembering PH Boxing's Unsung Heroes: Part 4: Featuring Dommy Ursua
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Sat, 04 Apr 2020
  • IM Daniel Quizon rules 1st All Dasmarinas Online Chess Tournament
    By Marlon Bernardino, , Sat, 04 Apr 2020
  • Introducing Super Featherweight Jordan "Shortdog" White
    , Sat, 04 Apr 2020
  • ROBINSON KO’S LAMOTTA IN THE 7TH TO PROGRESS TO SUNDAY’S EWBSS FINAL
    , Sat, 04 Apr 2020
  • Top Heavyweight Contender Otto Wallin Featured in Salita Promotions’ Latest Episode of YouTube Series ‘Train Like a Boxer’
    , Sat, 04 Apr 2020
  • MONZON BEATS LAMOTTA IN DRAMA TO SET-UP 'WINKY' WRIGHT EWBSS SEMI-FINAL
    , Fri, 03 Apr 2020
  • South Central LA to Gold 1984 Olympic heavyweight champion Henry Tillman
    , Fri, 03 Apr 2020
  • COVID-19: MATCHROOM BOXING SCHEDULE UPDATE
    , Fri, 03 Apr 2020
  • STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART IV: PANCHO VILLA'S UNTIMELY DEATH
    By Maloney L. Samaco, , Thu, 02 Apr 2020
  • April 2, 1971 - Climax of the First Mexican Boxing Civil War
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Thu, 02 Apr 2020
  • WGM Janelle Mae Frayna rules 1st Women's Online Bullet Chess Championships
    By Marlon Bernardino, , Thu, 02 Apr 2020
  • EWBSS SENSATION: WRIGHT ALL WRONG FOR LEONARD!
    , Thu, 02 Apr 2020
  • New York State Boxing HOF & Ring 8 establish fund to assist boxers and boxing personnel
    , Thu, 02 Apr 2020
  • Boxing Manager Adrian Clark Joins Fight Network
    , Thu, 02 Apr 2020
  • Remembering PH Boxing's Unsung Heroes: Part 3 - Featuring Johnny Jamito
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Wed, 01 Apr 2020
  • To Fight Against Quarantine Inactivity, Salita Promotions Announces New YouTube Series ‘Train Like a Boxer’
    , Wed, 01 Apr 2020
  • STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART III: PANCHO VILLA'S VICTORY OVER JIMMY WILDE
    By Maloney L. Samaco, , Wed, 01 Apr 2020
  • MARVELOUS HAGLER GETS RID OF ‘THE GHOST’ PAVLIK IN 8 ROUNDS
    , Wed, 01 Apr 2020
  • Marcial undecided on pro career
    By Joaquin Henson, , Wed, 01 Apr 2020
  • From Ali to Fury: Bob Arum Celebrates 54 Years in Boxing
    , Wed, 01 Apr 2020
  • Jose Ramirez-Viktor Postol Super Lightweight World Title Bout Postponed
    , Wed, 01 Apr 2020




  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2020 philboxing.com.