March 27, 2023

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A 117-96 upset of the Denver Nuggets breathes life into postseason hopes – The Denver Post

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The Chicago Bulls didn’t have any advantage on their side when they arrived in Denver — not the odds, not the altitude, not their recent momentum.

The Bulls entered with a two-game losing streak after giving up a potential play-in tiebreaker to the Indiana Pacers on Sunday, and they risked a drop to 12th in the Eastern Conference with another loss.

Their offensive rating had plummeted since January as they dropped repeated clutch games and struggled to string together wins. And after a strong start to the season against the top teams, the Bulls hadn’t beaten a team above .500 since Jan. 6.

But they didn’t need Wednesday’s 117-96 win over the Western Conference-leading Nuggets to make sense. They just needed it to spark something — life, enthusiasm, belief — back into a…

Tribune News Service

2023-03-08 22:36:33

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