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In one of their biggest wins of the season, the Chicago Bulls came back from being 23 points down to earn a 128-107 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday, April 2, at the United Center.
The Bulls were led by the superb play of Zach LaVine, who scored a game high 36 points in the win on Sunday.
Bulls forward DeMar DeRozan also added 31 points in the win; both he and LaVine recorded their 20th game this season with 30 plus points. The two became the first Bulls duo to ever both tally 20 such games in a single season.
Chicago’s 23-point comeback win on Sunday versus Memphis, marked the team’s largest comeback victory this season and the 10th time the Bulls have overcome a double-digit deficit in 2022-23.
Today marked the largest Bulls comeback win since February 17, 2021 versus the Detroit Pistons (25 pts).
Chicago finished with 3 turnovers versus the Grizzlies, tying the fewest turnovers by a Bulls team in any game in franchise history.
The Bulls had three previous games with 3 turnovers, most recently on March 2, 2014 versus the New York Knicks (via@bball_ref)
Final Score: Bulls 128, Grizzlies 107
With the win, the Bulls improved to 38-40 on the season. Up next, the Bulls will play the Atlanta Hawks, on Tuesday, April 4, at home. Game time 7 p.m.
Joseph Phillips is the Sports Editor for the Chicago Crusader Newspaper. He is a Chicago native, who has been a sports writer for over 17 years. He also hosts the SC Media News and Sports Network Q&A radio show on WHPK 88.5 FM Chicago.