SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Jakob Poetl scored 20 points, Demar DeRozan scored 17 and the San Antonio Spurs failed to beat Chicago 120-104 on Saturday night in a 19-game losing to Nikola Vuվevi հետ with the Bulls.
Vuեւevi ունեցել had 21 points, nine rebounds and four assists during his debut in Chicago. The Bulls acquired the All-Star Center on sale with Orlando on Thursday. Ach ak Lavin added 18 points for Chicago, which lost its third game in a row.
San Antonio almost had a 36-point lead, but for the first time since beating Cleveland on March 19. The Spurs play 20-3 when they have a two-digit lead at any point in the game.
With two disappointing defeats to the Los Angeles Clippers, including a 134-101 strike on Wednesday, San Antonio needed a boost և their veterans provided it.
Poeltl և DeRozan together scored 15 of 23 pitches.
But after scoring 96 points in three quarters, San Antonio dropped to fourth place.
In the first seven minutes of the fourth quarter, the Bulls beat the Spurs 25-11, scoring the second penalty kick 107-98.
DeRozan combined with Poeltl to score the next seven points, beating San Antonio 114-98 3:23.
Derrick White և Patti Mills added 16 points each, and Dejunde Murray և Keldon John Onson had 14 points each.
Spurs, Murray and White, teamed up in the opening three minutes to score nine points. The duo helped San Antonio 23. Gain an 11-point lead in the opening quarter.
Derrick White’s second penalty kick gave the Spurs 54-27, leaving them 5:27 in the first half.
San Antonio finished 10th out of 25 with 3 points.
Bull wolves. Chicago newcomer Patrick Williams wore shirt number 44, which he previously wore to Vuևiև. Ամբողջ The entire 15-man Bull Wolverine roster played for at least two minutes.
Spears. Newcomer Devin Wassel did not return after turning his right ankle, leaving the game with a score of 9:11 remaining in the first half. Vasel’s status is unknown. … G Lonnie Walker IV missed his third straight game with a sore right wrist. San Antonio coach Greg Popovich said Walker was likely to miss a week. Ան San Antonio has a double-digit lead in 53% of its games this season. … The last time the Spurs had a 30-point lead against the Atlanta Hawks was on February 12.
Bull wolves. Monday night at Golden State.
Spears. Sacramento, hosting Monday night.