LaVine takes the Bulls to 122-129 victory over Hawks

LaVine takes the Bulls to 122-129 victory over Hawks 

Chicago Bulls guard Kris Dunn (R) in action against Atlanta Hawks guard Isaiah Taylor (L) during the first half of the NBA basketball game between the Chicago Bulls and the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 11 March 2018. EPA-EFE/ERIK S. LESSER SHUTTERSTOCK OUT

Atlanta, USA, Mar 11 (efe-epa).- Zach LaVine on Sunday scored 21 points, including four free throws in the final 17 seconds, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Atlanta Hawks 122-129.

Chicago Bulls’ forward Bobby Portis also scored 21 points and Lauri Markkanen 19 points and eight rebounds for their team.

The Bulls (23-43) has only three more wins than the Hawks (20-47) near the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings.

For the Hawks, Taurean Prince scored 38 points, John Collins 15 points and Dewayne Dedmon 10 points and nine rebounds.

The injury-depleted Hawks lost Kent Bazemore to a right knee sprain and Jaylen Morris to a left ankle injury in the second quarter.