Here are the scores, updates, and results of the NBA 2020-2021 regular season match between the Brooklyn Nets (BKN) and the Chicago Bulls (CHI) on April 5, 2021 (All times are in Philippine Standard Time) at the United Center.
Zach Lavine and Nikole Vucevic led the Chicago Bulls against the short-handed Brooklyn Nets. LaVine scored 25 big points while shooting 8-17 from the field. Not only that, but he also dimed 5 assists.
Nikola Vucevic added 22 points while grabbing 13 rebounds, ending the game with a double-double. Tomas Satoransky had a big game, finishing the game with his new season-high in points as he tallied 19 points and dished out 11 assists.
“We understand it’s going to take some time, and we’ve had some guys out of the lineup,” Vucevic said.
Meanwhile, Kyrie Irving stepped up against the Bulls, knowing that most of the star players are not going to play. Irving had 24 points and 15 assists. Jeff Green had a big game also, but it was within the second half. He chipped in 21 points off the bench.
“We couldn’t get as many stops as we needed,” Irving shared. “In the second quarter, they created separation and we were playing catch-up.
The Chicago Bulls had one of their most wonderful wins within the season as they rise up to 20-28 while the Brooklyn Nets fall down to 34-16.
Nets vs Bulls
Quarters: 28-25; 18-32; 26-32; 35-26
Bulls (115) – LaVine 25, Vucevic 22, Satoransky 19, Young 12, Williams 11
Nets (107) – Irving 24, Grren 21, Shamet 13, Harris 11, Aldridge 11