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Lauri Markkanen needed just 41 games to hit 100 3-pt FG. It's the fewest games needed to reach the mark since the 3-pt line was introduced in 1979-80.

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Nebraska edges Illinois in a thriller (0:49)
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Bulls defeat Heat behind Markkenen's heroics (1:26)
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11hNick Friedell

Mirotic: Trade possibility fueling improved play

Bulls forward Niko Mirotic, on the first day he could be traded, said speculation around his future in Chicago has been a motivating factor as he continues the best stretch of his NBA career.

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Mirotic erupts for 18 points in 4th (0:35)
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LaVine drills contested 3-pointer (0:21)
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Markkanen flexes after converting finger roll (0:16)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Bulls close nicely in the 2nd. Zach LaVine completes a four point play just before the buzzer. He's got 13 points. Bobby Portis has eight points in 10 minutes.

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Jordan's 64-point game 25 years later (0:46)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Zach LaVine off to another nice start early here. He's got seven points and two assists in four minutes. Looking for his offense. He's still on a 20 minute limit for the game.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Trade restrictions have now been lifted for the following: Cristiano Felicio, Nikola Mirotic, Kyle Korver, Mason Plumlee, Shaun Livingston, Andre Iguodala, Blake Griffin, JaMychal Green, Tony Snell, Jrue Holiday, Andre Roberson, Patty Mills, Serge Ibaka, Kyle Lowry, Joe Ingles and Otto Porter. Mirotic must consent to any trade and would lose his bird rights if traded. Porter must consent and cannot be traded to Brooklyn.

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LaVine gives Bulls fans a taste of things to come (0:43)
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Bulls squeak by Pistons (0:56)
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Dunn's block seals Bulls' victory (0:42)
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Dunn is cleared for takeoff (0:19)
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Markkanen steals it, gets rewarded with and-1 (0:26)