Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Nate Robinson scored 12 of his 19 points in the
fourth quarter to lead a late rally that propelled the Chicago Bulls to an
87-86 win over the Orlando Magic at the United Center.
Luol Deng also had 19 points for Chicago, which trailed by five with 10
minutes to play before embarking on an 18-4 run to take an 87-78 lead with
The victory, Chicago's sixth in its last eight games, moved the Bulls within
one game of Brooklyn for the fourth playoff seed in the Eastern Conference.
Chicago now owns sole possession of the No. 5 spot as well after Atlanta lost
to Philadelphia on Friday.
Beno Udrih poured in a season-high 27 points for Orlando, which scored the
game's final eight points and had a chance to go ahead in the closing seconds
before eventually being dealt a fourth straight defeat and 12th setback in 13
Nikola Vucevic finished with 16 points and 15 rebounds for the Magic, with
Tobias Harris also recording a double-double of 12 points and 11 boards.
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