Player grades: Nikola Vucevic scores 43 points as Bulls beat Warriors

The Chicago Bulls snapped their three-game losing streak on Sunday, knocking off the Golden State Warriors, 132-118.

Chicago blitzed Golden State in the first quarter, jumping out to a quick 15-point lead before the Warriors answered with an 18-point advantage of their own in the second quarter to take a 62-59 lead into halftime.

In the second half, it was all Chicago, as the Bulls outscored the Warriors 73-56 to jump out ahead by double-digits and end their three-game skid.

Nikola Vucevic had his best game of the season, finishing with a season-high 43 points, 13 rebounds, four assists, and four steals.

Zach LaVine added 27 points, nine rebounds, and six assists in the win.

Check out the player grades from Sunday night’s victory below.


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Zach LaVine: A

LaVine continued his hot scoring streak in Sunday’s win, finishing with 27 points, nine rebounds, and six assists on 7-of-18 shooting from the floor. Though he struggled from downtown, hitting just 1-of-8 tries, LaVine attacked the basket at will, knocking down 12-of-14 free throw attempts.

Nikola Vucevic: A+

Nikola Vucevic dominated Sunday’s win, finishing with a season-high 43 points, 13 rebounds, four assists, and four steals on 18-of-31 from the field and 5-of-10 from 3-point range, including scoring 25 of his 43 in the second half.

Ayo Dosunmu: B+

In Sunday’s victory, Ayo Dosunmu finished with 12 points, one rebound, six assists, and two steals on 5-of-9 shooting from the floor and 2-of-5 from downtown.

Patrick Williams: B-

Patrick Williams finished with 10 points, two rebounds, and two assists on 3-of-8 from the floor, including hitting 3-of-5 from 3-point range in Sunday’s win vs. Golden State.

Alex Caruso: A

Alex Caruso played his best game of the season on Sunday, finishing with 12 points, nine rebounds, seven assists, and two steals on 4-of-10 shooting from the floor. Caruso filled the stat sheet in Chicago’s victory against Golden State.

Coby White: B

Coby White played 26 minutes off the bench on Sunday, finishing with 15 points, three rebounds, one assist, and two steals on 6-of-7 shooting from the floor.

Story originally appeared on Lonzo Wire