NBA: Chicago 85, Orlando 59

March 19, 2012 at 11:54 PM

ORLANDO, Fla., March 19 (UPI) -- John Lucas filled in for injured Chicago guard Derrick Rose Monday and turned in a 20-point performance, sparking the Bulls to an 85-59 win over Orlando.

Rose sat out for a fourth straight game with a groin strain.

Carlos Boozer had 24 points and 13 rebounds, while Luol Deng scored 14 points for the NBA-leading Bulls, who improved to a league-best 19-6 on the road.

Dwight Howard scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for the Magic, who shot 35 percent from the field.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more news from UPI.com
Related UPI Stories
share with facebook
share with twitter
Trending Stories