How it happened: Playing without Derrick Rose (back), the Bulls absolutely dominated the Bobcats. Joakim Noah had 17 points and 14 rebounds. Carlos Boozer added 16 points, while Luol Deng had 12 points. The Bulls had balanced scoring all night and they shut down the Bobcats offensively.
What it means: If the mark of a good team is being able to crush bad teams from the start and giving them no hope all night, the Bulls continue to impress. They are killing weaker opponents and have been doing so all season. They didn't give the Bobcats any chance to get in the game all night. From top to bottom, the Bulls continue to be one of the best in the league. The Bobcats are the worst. They are awful.
Stat of the night: With the win, the Bulls became the first team in NBA history to win four straight games on the road by 20 points or more. (Thanks to Bulls radio statistician Jeff Mangurten for the assist.)
What's next: The Bulls finish off their nine game road trip Sunday afternoon when they take on the Boston Celtics. Tom Thibodeau never allows his team to look ahead, but it's a contest the players will undoubtedly be up for.