Bulls halt three-game skid with 32-point demolition of Magic
Jimmy Butler rises to force a shot against Bismack Biyombo. AP

THE Bulls ended a three-game skid and put an end to the Orlando Magic’s three-game winning streak with a 112-80 rout on Monday in Chicago (Tuesday, Manila time).

Jimmy Butler showed the way with 20 points although he went a dismal 5 for 13 from the field as the Bulls scored their fourth win in seven outings.

Taj Gibson came up with 16 points and 11 rebounds, while Dwyane Wade also scored 16 for Chicago.

The Bulls, who started the season with three straight games, look to start a win streak anew as they next play the Hawks in Atlanta.

The Magic, meanwhile, saw their streak snapped and have lost three of four road games.

Aaron Gordon shot 6 for 15 and wound up with 15 points in 30 minutes of action for Orlando, which holds a 3-4 card.

Evan Fournier scored 13 points and Nikola Vucevic added 11, while Serge Ibaka was held to seven points on 3 of 6 shooting.



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