Chicago Sports Recap: 12/23/22

Chicago Bulls   Chicago Bulls 118 – New York Knicks 117

Highlights:  DeMar DeRozan’s jumper with less than a second to play gave the Chicago Bulls a 118-117 victory over the New York Knicks on Friday night. DeRozan finished with 25 points in Chicago’s season-high third straight victory. Zach LaVine led the Bulls with 33 points and Nikola Vucevic added 25. RJ Barrett scored a season-high 44 points for the Knicks. Julius Randle finished with 29 points and 12 rebounds. Jalen Brunson missed two free throws with six seconds to go, leaving the door open for DeRozan to hit the winning bucket. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago BlackhawksColumbus Blue Jackets 2 – Chicago Blackhawks 5

Highlights:  Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane each had a goal and two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks ended an eight-game skid with a 5-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night. Toews assisted on Kane’s opening goal of the game. Kane set up Toews’ power-play score in the third. Chicago is mired in last place, but its marquee stars savored this one. Alex Stalock made 27 saves in his return from a concussion to help last-place Chicago snap an 11-game home losing streak (0-10-1) and earn just its second win in 18 games overall (2-15-1). Max Domi, Andreas Athanasiou  and Taylor Raddysh also scored as the Blackhawks won at the United Center for the first time since Nov. 3. Read more at:  (AP)

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