Bulls 3 players 20+ end Nets 12-game winning streak
The NBA regular season continues in the 2022-23 season, and the winning streak of the Brooklyn Nets (25 wins and 13 losses) has been terminated. Although Durant scored 44 points and 5 assists, DeRozan, Williams and Vucevic all scored 20+. They led the team to establish an advantage in the first half and withstood the opponent’s counterattack. 21) beat the Nets 121-112 at home. The Bulls ended their 2-game losing streak, and the Nets’ 12-game winning streak ended.
Williams of the Bulls had 22 points and 7 rebounds, DeRozan had 22 points and 7 rebounds, Vucevic had 21 points and 12 rebounds, Dosumu had 17 points and 7 rebounds, LaVine With 13 points and 5 rebounds, White had 10 points. Durant of the Nets scored 44 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists, Irving scored 25 points, 4 rebounds and 8 assists, Curry scored 22 points, and Clarkston scored 11 points and 6 rebounds.
The Bulls at home got off to a good start and quickly took a 7-2 lead. Durant scored 2 three-pointers in a row and led the team to a 10-5 counterattack climax with 8 points in a row. The Nets tied for 12. Vucevic responded with a three-pointer and led the team to score 7 points in a row. The two sides then launched a confrontation, and the score increased alternately. Curry made a three-pointer from the right corner. 40 behind by 7 points. Durant scored 15 points in a single quarter.
After the start of the second quarter, the two teams had mutual offense and defense. The Bulls withstood the opponent’s multiple impacts and continued to maintain the lead. Dragic made a breakthrough. At 6 minutes and 40 seconds before halftime, the Bulls led by 9 points 53-44. Owen hit a jumper, Vucevic, LaVine and Dragic scored in turn, they scored 11 points together, and the Bulls extended their advantage to 18 points. Durant responded with 7 points offensively, Vucevic and LaVine returned 3 points, Durant kept his touch and scored two more goals. At the end of the half, the Nets trailed by 10 points 59-69.
The Bulls’ Vucevic had 17 points and 8 rebounds in the first half, LaVine and Williams each had 12 points, DeRozan had 10 points and 4 rebounds; the Nets’ Durant had 28 points And 4 rebounds, Irving scored 10 points and 4 assists.
Durant and Irving teamed up to start the third quarter with 5 points, and the Nets chased to 65-69. Vucevic and Williams hit back with 5 points and reopened, Clarkston hit two goals, Irving made a three-pointer, Durant made a jumper, and the Nets scored 77-77 with 4 minutes and 10 seconds left in this quarter. 81 behind by 4 points. LaVine and Williams made three free throws to stabilize the situation, Curry hit a three-pointer, DeRozan hit back with a jumper, Durant made a three-pointer to make a foul, made all three free throws, and the Nets trailed by 3 points 85-88 End the third quarter.
After the start of the last quarter, the two sides came and went, and the Bulls continued to maintain the lead. Dosumu hit two goals and led the team to an 8-0 spurt. With 6 minutes and 45 seconds left in this quarter, they led by 11 points 106-95 . After the Nets timeout, Durant hit a 3-pointer to stop the team from bleeding, White responded with a 3-pointer, Clarkston made a dunk, DeRozan made a jumper, and the Bulls continued to maintain an 11-point lead. Curry fired suddenly and scored 2 three-pointers in a row. Owen made a running shot. With 2 minutes and 45 seconds left in the fourth quarter, the Nets chased to 110-117.
The Bulls hit the iron continuously at this time, but the Nets did not seize the opportunity. O’Neal and Irving missed three-pointers in turn, Williams made two free throws, and the Bulls led 119-110. Durant broke through and dunked to no avail, and the Nets lost 112-121.
Nets starting lineup: Simmons, Irving, Durant, O’Neal, Clarkston
Bulls starting lineup: Dosumu, LaVine, DeRozan, Williams, Vucevic