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Bulls Beat Wizards

WGIL Newsroom . State Sports 155

chicagobullsWASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Dunleavy scored 35 points, one shy of his career-high, Jimmy Butler hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 24 seconds remaining, and the Chicago Bulls hung on Friday night for a 100-97 win over the Washington Wizards, trimming the deficit to 2-1 in their Eastern Conference first round series.

Dunleavy went 12 for 19 from the field, including a career-high eight 3-pointers on 10 attempts, for the Bulls, who are attempting to become only the fourth NBA team to win a seven-game series after losing the first two at home.

Game 4 is Sunday in Washington.

Bradley Beal scored 13 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter for the Wizards.