Brooklyn tops Chicago 125-108
By: Mike Stiles - Saturday, March 30, 2024

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(BROOKLYN) – Dennis Schroder and Mikal Bridges each made seven 3 pointers, and the Brooklyn Nets tied an NBA record by making 18 3s in the second half of their 125-108 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night. Cam Thomas scored 28 points and Schroder added 27 for the Nets, who made 25 3s overall and finished 18 of 24 (75%) in the second half, when they outscored the Bulls 78-56. Bridges had 25 points. Nic Claxton finished with 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Nets, who have won their last three games after losing six straight. Brooklyn shot 47% from the field and nearly 57% behind the arc. DeMar DeRozan had 31 points and Coby White scored 18 for the Bulls, who have lost four of their last five games. Chicago holds a half-game lead over Atlanta for the ninth spot in the NBA Play-In Tournament and is four games behind eighth-place Philadelphia.