NBA Scores: DeRozan, LaVine Lead Bulls Over Raptors

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Pascal Siakam and the Toronto Raptors (40-32) took on DeMar DeRozan and the Chicago Bulls (42-29) in part of the NBA Monday slate. The Bulls came out with a 113-99 win.

Using a 30-18 third quarter, the Bulls created real separation and ultimately never lost control of the game for the remainder of regulation. DeMar DeRozan and Zach LaVine each totaled 26 points apiece.

The Raptors struggled to put up sufficient results on offense as they went 6-32 (18.8 percent) from beyond the arc. Pascal Siakam led with 22 points, but much of the roster struggled to execute.

The top storyline in this one was DeMar DeRozan and Zach LaVine leading the Bulls’ offense against the Raptors’ length along with Pascal Siakam looking to continue to the Raptors to wins as they aim to climb in the Eastern Conference standings.

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In the Toronto Raptors’ previous game, they defeated the Philadelphia 76ers with 93-88 being the final score. Pascal Siakam finished with 26 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists while Precious Achiuwa chipped in 21 points, too.

The Chicago Bulls were coming off a blowout 129-102 loss to the Phoenix Suns in their previous outing. None of their players managed to reach the 20-point threshold with DeMar DeRozan coming closest with 19 points.

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