The Chicago Bulls prevailed over the Warriors as DeRozan and Vučević teamed up for a remarkable 66-point performance

Bulls outlast Warriors DeRozan and Vucevic combine for 66 points

Amidst the backdrop of the annual State of the Union address, the Chicago Bulls delivered their own message to the NBA with a thrilling 125-122 victory over the Golden State Warriors. Led by DeMar DeRozan and Nikola Vučević, who combined for 66 points, the Bulls showcased their resilience and determination on the court.

Bulls outlast Warriors DeRozan and Vucevic combine for 66 points
Bulls outlast Warriors DeRozan and Vucevic combine for 66 points

DeRozan, once again the hero, sealed the victory with a crucial three-point play in the final seconds, adding to his impressive 33-point performance. This win marked the Bulls’ third consecutive victory on their Western Conference road trip, a feat not achieved in over a decade. Additionally, it was their first win in Golden State in nearly ten years, propelling them within reach of a .500 record with a closing road game against the Clippers.

Despite facing adversity, including injuries and a resilient Warriors squad, the Chicago Bulls displayed composure and unity throughout the game. They overcame deficits, defensive challenges, and the loss of star player Stephen Curry to an ankle sprain. Contributions from players like Alex Caruso, who played a crucial role in containing Curry, and timely plays from other teammates underscored the team’s depth and resilience.

Coach Billy Donovan praised the team’s growth and cohesion, emphasizing the leadership of veterans like Vučević and DeRozan in guiding younger players through challenging situations. The Bulls’ recent success reflects their determination to overcome obstacles and emerge as a competitive force in the NBA.


As the playoffs approach, the Bulls find themselves in a promising position, riding a wave of confidence and momentum. With key players sidelined due to injuries, the team has rallied together, demonstrating their ability to thrive under pressure and seize crucial victories. While the road ahead may pose further challenges, the Bulls’ recent performances suggest they are primed for success as they continue their journey in the NBA.

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