Chicago Sports Recap: 3/11/23

Chicago Bulls   Chicago Bulls 119 – Houston Rockets 111

Highlights:  Zach LaVine scored 36 points and DeMar DeRozan added 27 as the Chicago Bulls used a huge run in the fourth quarter for a 119-111 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night. The Bulls trailed by four points midway through the fourth before going on a 13-0 run for a 115-106 lead with two minutes remaining. DeRozan, who had seven rebounds and five assists, scored the first four points in the run and LaVine scored the next four. LaVine’s second basket in that span came on an alley-oop from DeRozan, and former Rocket Patrick Beverley capped the run with a 3-pointer. Rookie  Jabari Smith Jr. had 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Western Conference-worst Rockets, who dropped their third in a row. Read more at:  (AP)

Chicago BlackhawksChicago Blackhawks 1 – Tampa Bay Lightning 3

Highlights:  Brayden Point scored his second goal of the game with a minute left and the Tampa Bay Lightning  beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 on Saturday night after losing captain Steven Stamkos to a leg injury. Point broke a tie with a one-timer from between the circles that beat Petr Mrazek. Taylor Raddysh, acquired by Chicago in the trade for Hagel, tied it at 5:23 of the third period. Brandon Hagel, acquired from Chicago in a trade on March 18, 2022, hit the empty net with two seconds remaining. Cole Guttman chased down the rebound of Tyler Johnson’s shot behind the net and centered for Raddysh, who snapped a shot past Brian Elliott for his career-high 17th goal. Read more at:  (John Kreiser/AP)

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