CHICAGO, Feb. 15 (UPI) --
Luol Deng scored 24 points and Derrick Rose
had 18 points and 13 rebounds Tuesday in the Chicago Bulls' 106-94 victory over Charlotte.
Carlos Boozer put in 16 points to go with nine rebounds and Kyle Korver chipped in with 15 points off the bench for Central Division-leading Chicago, which improved to 14-4 since Jan. 8.
Rose scored five straight points to put the Bulls up 62-57 with 6 minutes remaining in the third quarter and Chicago cruised from there, breaking a two-game losing streak against the Bobcats.
Gerald Henderson popped in 22 points and Stephen Jackson added 20 points and six assists for Charlotte, which lost for the third time in six games.
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