THE Bulls got back on track for the playoffs with a 122-75 rout of the Orlando Magic on Monday in Chicago (Tuesday, Manila time).
Jerian Grant showed the way for the Bulls, who bounced back from a loss to the Brooklyn Nets.
Chicago improved its record to 40-41 for eighth spot in the Eastern Conference.
The Miami Heat also improved to 40-41 with an overtime win over the Cleveland Cavaliers but are below the cutline.
The Bulls next take on the also-ran Nets again for their final game in the regular season, while the Heat face Eastern Conference No. 4 Washington.
Grant had 17 points and 11 assists, while Robin Lopez had 18 points and eight rebounds.
Jimmy Butler also had 17 points and Nikola Mirotic added 16 for Chicago.
The Magic hold a 28-53 record and face the Detroit Pistons in their final regular season game.
Nikola Vucevic had 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Evan Fournier also scored 14 for Orlando.