TAJ Gibson scored 20 points and Jimmy Butler added 15 to lead the Chicago Bulls in a Christmas Day 95-78 rout of the Brooklyn Nets (Thursday, Manila time).
Trailing 50-49 early in the third quarter, the Bulls went on a 21-5 tear sparked by Butler's 3-pointer followed by a three-point play. Butler just returned after missing a game due to a right ankle injury.
Deron Williams scored 18 points for Brooklyn. The Nets have lost four straight games.