CHICAGO Teams

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Matthews steps up in Mavs' win (1:07)
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Powell attacking the rim with two third-quarter slams (0:28)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

A lot of frustration for Bulls tonight. They aren't playing well, they look tired and the offense has no rhythm. Big key -- Mavs have 23 assists, Bulls have just 9.

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Powell flies in for the monster putback jam (0:21)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs 57, Bulls 45 at half. Rajon Rondo (2 points, 0 rebounds, 1 assist) is making the kind of impact he often did during his Dallas stint.

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Bogut throws down the alley-oop from Harris (0:19)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Robin Lopez continues to play at a high level for the Bulls. He gets lost in the shuffle behind Wade and Butler -- but Lopez has been one of the most consistent players in the league throughout the first month of the season.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Bulls look listless in first quarter. Defense is stagnant -- Mavs getting whatever they want. Hoiberg knows he can't rely on bench all night, but starters logged a lot of minutes against Cavs and are going to need help from somewhere.

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Jimmy Butler is tied with Michael Jordan for the longest streak of 20-point games by a Bulls player in the last 20 seasons.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Marquette alums Jimmy Butler and Wes Matthews share a few words before Bulls/Mavs game.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rick Carlisle raved about Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg's "likeability." How would the Mavs coach grade himself in that department? "How about an easier question?" Carlisle replied with a wry grin.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Hoiberg says Niko Mirotic will start for Dwyane Wade.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Fred Hoiberg says Doug McDermott has been cleared for contact. He will practice with the Windy City Bulls Monday and Tuesday.

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Provorov fires two past Darling for Flyers (0:39)
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Big games all around for Bulls

Rajon Rondo picked up a triple-double on Friday and Dwyane Wade, Jimmy Butler and Taj Gibson all chipped in with 20 points. It was the first time since 1973 that the Bulls had a player produce a triple-double and three players drop 20 points, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

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Remember when we thought we had this CFB season figured out? (3:16)