Joakim Noah posted 15 points with 17 rebounds, five assists and three blocks as the Bulls returned from the All-Star break with a 96-87 road win over the Hornets. Luol Deng paced Chicago with 20 points and Carlos Boozer added 17 points and 10 rebounds. The Bulls snapped a two-game losing streak to move to 31-and-22. Greivis Vasquez posted a double-double with 11 points and 10 assists, but shot 5-of-16 from the field. Ryan Anderson uncharacteristically struggled shooting 2-of-11 overall and 0-of-4 from three-point range. Eric Gordon paced the New Orleans with 20 points, while Anthony Davis added 15 points and 10 boards. The Hornets are 19-and-35.
The Bulls play at home Thursday against Miami. Pre-Game Show begins at 6:30 on Newstalk 1060.