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Dunleavy, Noah lead Bulls past Rockets

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Mike Dunleavy scored all of his 21 points in the second half, Joakim Noah flirted with another triple-double and the Bulls posted a 111-87 wire-to-wire victory over the Houston Rockets Thursday night in Chicago.Noah finished with 13 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists in 34 minutes. He was headed for his fourth triple-double of the season, but sat down with about three minutes left because of the lopsided score. Kirk Hinrich scored 19 points for Chicago, going 5 for 6 on 3-pointers, Carlos Boozer added 18 points, D.J. Augustin 13 and Jimmy Butler 11. The Bulls improved to 2-2 on their six-game home stand. The Rockets have dropped two straight. Reserve guard Jeremy Lin led Houston with 21 points.

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