Bulls tried to make comeback, but lose for 13th time in 15 games and drop 22 games below .500. The Bulls have 18 games left in the season.
The Bulls lose despite 29 Nets turnovers. You don’t see that often!
Leading scorers for the Brooklyn Nets: Spencer Dinwiddie 24 points. Along with Joe Harris and Caris LeVert scoring 23 each.
The interim coach of the Nets Jacque Vaughn managed to get the them a 2nd straight victory.
For the Chicago Bulls, Otto Porter Jr scored 23 points. Coby White added 21, along with Thaddeus Young scoring 17 and Laurie Markkanen with 16.
Bulls: Guard Ryan Arcidiacono (right achilles) and G-F Zach LaVine (strained left quadricep) did not plays, and coach Jim Boylen suggested before the game G-F Chandler Hutichison could miss the remainder of the season because of a right shoulder injury. Hutchinson has not played since Feb. 11. … Chicago was 12 of 34 on 3s, and 39 of 92 overall from the field.
Nets: Under Vaughn, there were some slight changes from Atkinson’s preferred method of operation, most notably the decision to start Jordan at center over Allen. Jordan said Vaughn told him he would be starting, and was adamant that he would continue to play his game. “Hell no,” Jordan said in response to a question if he would modify his game to account for being in the starting five. “No.” (Via ESPN)