CHICAGO, March 28 (UPI) -- Ben Gordon
scored 25 points and John Salmons 22 Saturday to carry Chicago to a 112-106 win over Indiana for the Bulls first four-game streak in two years.
Tyrus Thomas had 18 points, eight rebounds and seven blocked shots, Brad Miller 17 points, and Derrick Rose 16 points, nine rebounds and eight assists for Chicago, which has won seven of its last eight games to take of the seventh seed in the East, a half-game up on Detroit.
Danny Granger scored 32 points and Brandon Rush 29 for the Pacers. Jeff Foster had 18 rebounds for Indiana, which is five games off the final playoff spot in the East.
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