April 20, 2024

Over the weekend, the Chicago Bulls earned a 127-98 blowout victory over Washington on Saturday, March 16, on the United Heart. The Bulls have been led by guard Ayo Dosunmu, who scored a career-high 34 factors within the victory. The Morgan Park stand out set objectives previous to the season.

“I wrote down the place I used to be finally 12 months as a result of I knew I wasn’t the participant I needed to be,” mentioned Dosunmu through the Related Press. “I understood that with the intention to get higher, it’s gonna take a variety of time and a variety of work. I just about (tried) to write down it down simply so at a time like now, I may look again a 12 months and say ‘OK, that is the place I used to be at.’”

The Bulls outscored Washington 32-19 within the first quarter, 35-26 within the second quarter, 28-24 within the third quarter and 32-29 within the fourth quarter to shut out the sport.

In accordance with Bulls PR, Dosunmu had his 2nd recreation with 25 plus factors this season and the third total such recreation of his profession. He has a single-season career-high 737 whole pts in 2023-24, added through
@bball_ref.

Dosunmu additionally scored 18 of his 34 factors (7-11 FG, 2-4 3FG) within the first versus Washington, which matches his profession excessive for many factors scored in any half.

Dosunmu beforehand scored 18 factors within the first half at OKC on 1/24/22 and 18 within the 2nd half at MIN on 4/10/22.

Along with Dosunmu’s huge evening, coach Billy Donovan recorded his a hundred and fiftieth profession victory as Chicago’s head coach, changing into the fifth coach in Bulls historical past with 150 plus wins, added Bulls PR.

The Bulls mentioned Donovan joined Tom Thibodeau (255), Scott Skiles (165), Phil Jackson (545) and Dick Motta (356) as Bulls head coaches to succeed in the milestone.

Closing Rating: Chicago 127, Washington 98

With the win, the Bulls improved to 33-35 on the season and remained in ninth place of the Jap Convention Standings. The workforce will play their subsequent recreation versus the Portland Path Blazers on Monday, March 18, on the UC. Sport time 7 p.m.


Joseph Phillips is the Sports activities Editor for the Chicago Crusader Newspaper. He’s a Chicago native, who has been a sports activities author for over 17 years. He additionally hosts the SC Media Information and Sports activities Community Q&A radio present on WHPK 88.5 FM Chicago.