Sunday , Jan , 02 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Chicago Bulls Team Report – January 2

=== Chicago Bulls Team Report – January 2 ===

(Sports Network) – Eddy Curry finished with 22 points and eight rebounds to
lead Chicago to a 105-90 win over Orlando at the United Center.

Kirk Hinrich delivered 18 points and nine assists for the Bulls, who snapped a
two-game losing streak. Ben Gordon also scored 18 points and has reached
double-figures in five straight games.

Early in the third quarter, the Bulls extended their lead to 68-41. Chris
Duhon’s three-pointer 4:23 into the third capped their 8-4 flurry.

Chicago’s edge ballooned to 82-49 on five straight points by Luol Deng with
2:52 to go in the quarter.

The Magic ended the third trailing 87-57. They got within 15 points in the
final two minutes of the fourth quarter, but no closer.

Deng registered 15 points and seven rebounds for the Bulls, who improved to
7-8 at home this season. As a team, the Bulls had a 46-41 rebounding edge and
have outrebounded their opponents in nine of their last 10 contests.

Chicago returns to the court on Monday against the Detroit Pistons.

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