Bulls, with 28 from DeRozan, stop the Celtics' nine-win streak

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  • Bulls, with 28 from DeRozan, stop the Celtics' nine-win streak

    DeMar DeRozan, of the Bulls, throws over the Celtics' Derrick White defense during the second half of Monday's NBA basketball game.

The Chicago Bulls, led by 28 points from DeMar DeRozan, ended a nine-game winning streak in the NBA over the Boston Celtics on Monday, beating them 121-107.

Zach LaVine , who was frustrated at being pulled out of the final minutes of the Bulls' loss to Orlando on Friday, scored the second goal. 22 points.

The Swiss Nikola Vucevic added his own. He had 12 points and 13 rebounds for Chicago, which had also beaten the Celtics at home in October but fell behind. then in Boston on November 4 in the game that started the season. The Boston Five's streak ended.

At 13-4, the Celtics still have the best record in the NBA.

Trailing by as many as 21 in the In the third quarter, Boston cut the deficit to 10 with 4:49 to play, but couldn't overcome the obstacle.

LaVine scored the second quarter. He hit a triple and DeRozan passed the ball. He hit Alex Caruso for a layup that he brought home. Bulls lead to 116-101 with less than three minutes to go.

Jayson Tatum scored. 28 points, captured 11 rebounds and distributed seven assists in the loss. Jaylen Brown added 25 points and seven rebounds for Boston. Dominican Al Horford stayed behind. no points (9-0 from the field, 7-0 in triples). He caught five rebounds with two assists and two blocks.

In New Orleans, the champion Golden State Warriors suffered a painful 128-83 loss to the local Pelicans.

A day after earning their first road win of the season in Houston, the Warriors, with their biggest stars out, crashed against a feisty Pelicans.

Star Stephen Curry, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson and Andrew Wiggins remained on the bench for the day.

Thompson was coming off a 41-point performance in Houston and was expected to miss the second straight night. He hasn't played both games in a row since he came back. He underwent surgery on his Achilles tendon and knee ligament in January.

Curry, who scored 1-1 in the 1980s. 33 points in Houston, he was listed out with a sore right elbow and Green for managing a lower back injury.

Kevon Looney was the only regular starter in the New York lineup. The Warriors, and the Pelicans led by Brandon Ingram's 35 points, made the most of Golden State's 27 turnovers.

C.J. McCollum added 15 points and Jonas Valanciunas added another round. 10 for the Pelicans, who welcomed star forward Zion Williamson after missing three games with a bruised foot.

Bucks beat Blazers< br /> In Milwaukee, Giannis Antetokounmpo of Greece scored the second goal. 37 points to lead the Bucks to a 119-111 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, who were without star Damian Lillard because of a calf strain.

In Cleveland, Donovan Mitchell he scored 29 points and Darius Garland added another. 26 batting average as the Cavaliers beat the Atlanta Hawks 114-102.

Cedi Osman added a slam dunk. 24 points off the bench as the Cavs drained 10 3-pointers.

Trae Young led the game. He beat the Hawks with 25 points, but scored 1-2. he pulled just four in the fourth quarter as the Cavs, who led by three going into the fourth quarter, pulled away for the win.

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