Rampaging Bulls

first_imgSmart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH BREAKING: Solicitor General asks SC to forfeit ABS CBN’s franchise “I just think we didn’t have that normal pop or that explosiveness or the normal hunger that we normally have on the defensive end, actually just in general,” Lin said.Clippers, Hawks also unbeatenThe Los Angeles Clippers and Atlanta Hawks also improved to 3-0.Chris Paul scored 18 of his 24 points in the second half as the Clippers routed the winless Phoenix Suns, 116-98, in LA.Paul also had eight assists and five rebounds. Blake Griffin added 21 points, 11 rebounds and five assists for the Clippers.Clippers center DeAndre Jordan didn’t seem to show any ill effects from a sprained right thumb suffered in Sunday’s win over the Utah Jazz, finishing with 19 point and 11 boards.“The thumb? It would be hurting if we lost, but we won so it feels a lot better,” he said.Jamal Crawford added 14 points and J.J. Redick scored 13.The Suns were without guard Devin Booker, who sat out with a sore right big toe. Booker apparently aggravated the injury in Sunday’s 106-100 loss to Golden State.Brandon Knight started in Booker’s place and led the Suns with 18. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Clippers broke the game open in the third quarter. Two free throws by Knight allowed the Suns to close within 56-55 with 7:12 left in the period.But the Clippers put together a 22-9 scoring run for a 78-63 lead and the Suns couldn’t respond.The Hawks also improved to 3-0 with a 106-95 victory over the Sacramento Kings in Atlanta.Paul Millsap and Dwight Howard both posted double-doubles for the Hawks, who led by double digits but needed a fourth-quarter surge to win after letting the Kings back into it.Millsap finished with 13 points and 14 rebounds and Howard had 18 points and 11 rebounds in the bruising contest in which the teams combined for 54 fouls. —AFPSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next EDITORS’ PICK Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports Mainland China virus cases exceed 40,000; deaths rise to 908 They led by double digits most of the night.Wade scored 12 points in his first road game with the Bulls. That included a slick crossover move on the Nets’ Bojan Bogdanovic in the fourth quarter that drew some appreciative gasps from the crowd.“I always get great support when I come here,” Wade said. “The fans are amazing. It feels like home. I don’t know if they cheer like that for me at home when I got the ball. So it was great to be out there.”Nikola Mirotic collected 16 points and 10 rebounds, Isaiah Cannan added 15 as the reserve duo combined to hit seven of Chicago’s 11 three-pointers. Taj Gibson added 14 and 11 rebounds, Doug McDermott contributed 12 while Rajon Rondo had 10.Bogdanovic led the Nets with 15 points while Jeremy Lin added 14 and Brook Lopez had 13 in 22 minutes after resting Saturday.ADVERTISEMENT 30 Filipinos from Wuhan quarantined in Capas Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND It’s Chicago’s first 3-0 start since the 1996-97 season, and it comes despite fears that off-season changes including the departure of Derrick Rose and arrival of Dwyane Wade might see the Bulls take some time to click.The Bulls connected on 50.6 percent of their shots from the field, including 40.7 from three-point range.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSCone plans to speak with Slaughter, agentSeven Bulls players scored in double figures, led by Jimmy Butler’s 22 points.“Our intensity out of the gate has been really good,” said coach Fred Hoiberg, whose Bulls scored 38 points in the opening quarter and never trailed after the opening three minutes. Brad Pitt wins his first acting Oscar as awards get underway World standing by for severe stoppage We are young View comments NEW YORK—The Chicago Bulls ran roughshod over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, producing an explosive offensive effort in a 118-88 victory that has them off to a3-0 start in the NBA.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town PH among economies most vulnerable to viruslast_img read more