Bulls are undefeated with their 4th win against the Raptors (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) – The Bulls traveled to Scotiabank Arena to face the Raptors and were looking to keep their momentum going and win their 4th straight game. The game started fast in the first quarter with both teams displaying heavy offense. DeMar DeRozan had a fast break down the court and made an and 1 along with his penalty shot. By the end of the well fought first quarter, the Bulls and Raptors were tied at 24-24. In the second quarter, the Bulls wanted to extend their lead and started shooting 3 pointers. Alex Caruso took and made a 3. Lonzo Ball charged up the court to make 3 shots outside the arc as well. The Bulls defense managed to hold the Raptors to only getting 27 points while the Bulls offense was able to make 37 points. By the half, the Raptors trailed the Bulls 61-51.
In the third quarter, the Bulls and Raptors were speeding up the pace of the game. DeMar DeRozan pulled a quick spin move on OG Anunoby for a 2. The Raptors managed to keep up with the Bulls scoring 29 points against the Bulls’ 31 in the third quarter. Going into fourth and final quarter, the Bulls had 92 points while the Raptors had 80. The Raptors were down 12 points and the Bulls played as aggressively as they could but started feel fatigued. The Raptors closed the score until the last 3 minutes when DeRozan waited for a screen and then hit his defender with the spin cycle for another great 2 pointer to start up the Bulls momentum again. The Raptors nearly beat the Bulls, but the Bulls will be leaving Canada with their 4th consecutive win. The Bulls beat the Raptors 111-108.
Game Leaders were DeMar DeRozan with 26 points along with handing out 6 assists. On the Defensive side, Nikola Vucevic was able to snag 8 rebounds. Alex Caruso was an extremely aggressive player tonight with getting 4 steals while Patrick Williams got 2 blocks. The Bulls made 48.1% of their collective shots along with making 44.4% of every 3-point shot.
The Bulls will be going back to Chicago to meet the New York Knicks Thursday (10/28/2021) at 7:00pm CST.
Bulls are undefeated with their 4th win against the Raptors