Butler, Wade star as Bulls score wire-to-wire win over Embiid-less Sixers
Jimmy Butler plays 31 minutes in three quarters and gets rested in the fourth. AP

JIIMMY Butler scored 26 points in three quarters and watched the Bulls finish off the 76ers, 105-89, on Friday in Philadelphia (Saturday, Manila time).

Butler sat out the fourth quarter and the Bulls handily beat the Sixers to post their 10th win in 16 outings.

Dwyane Wade also scored 26, going 11 for 18 in 29 minutes of action as the Bulls won four in a six-game road trip.

Rajon Rondo had 10 assists and six points, while Taj Gison scored 12.

Joel Embiid was rested by the Sixers, who absorbed their 12th loss in 16 games.

Ersan Ilyasova scored 14, while Richaun Holmes came off the bench to deliver 13 points for Philadelphia.

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