CHICAGO, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- D.J. Augustin scored 22 points, including five 3-pointers, Friday and the Chicago Bulls blew past the visiting Denver Nuggets 117-89.
Augustin also had eight assists for the Bulls, who won their fifth consecutive game.
Chicago shot 50 percent from the floor and out-rebounded Denver 50-40. The Bulls enjoyed a 23-point lead at halftime.
Denver shot 40.2 percent in the game and a wobbly 54.4 percent from the free throw line while dropping their sixth decision in their last seven games.