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.

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