National Basketball Association
                 === Bulls, Warriors clash at Oracle Arena ===
 (  - The Chicago Bulls stopped a two-game losing streak last
 time out and will continue their long road trip Thursday night when they visit
 Oracle Arena to take on the Golden State Warriors.
 The  Bulls started  their six-game  odyssey with  a win  over the  San Antonio
 Spurs,  but dropped back-to-back contests against the New Orleans Pelicans and
 Sacramento Kings.
 But the rut ended with a 101-92 victory over the Suns on Tuesday.
 Carlos  Boozer and  Joakim Noah each recorded double-doubles and D.J. Augustin
 poured in 18 points off the bench for Chicago.
 Boozer  finished with 19 points and 12 rebounds while Noah had a 14-point, 14-
 rebound  night for the Bulls, who ended Phoenix's five-game winning streak one
 day after suffering a humbling 29-point loss in Sacramento.
 "I think as a team I think we played with a great edge throughout," Noah said.
 "We  got punched in the mouth in Sacramento and we just wanted to come out and
 compete for 48 minutes as a team."
 Jimmy Butler finished with 18 points and Mike Dunleavy added 11.
 The  Bulls will  finish their  road  trip against  the Los  Angeles Lakers  on
 The  Warriors had a two-game winning streak halted on Tuesday as they suffered
 an embarrassing 91-75 loss at home to the Charlotte Bobcats.
 That  was Golden State's sixth loss in its last 10 and its fourth home setback
 in the last six tries.
 "We  have to  find a way to get out  of this. Right now we are taking the life
 out of the building and we are letting our offense affect our play," said head
 coach  Mark Jackson.  "This is a make or miss league. Just disappointing. Just
 another game where, give them credit they came in and played well. It's a game
 we should win."
 Stephen  Curry  and Klay  Thompson paced  the Warriors with  17 and 12 points,
 respectively. Curry also had 11 assists, but the club posted its lowest output
 since putting up a season-low 74 points in a loss to San Antonio on Nov. 8.
 Golden State shot 4-of-20 from the perimeter and 29-for-93 from the field.
 David  Lee played  through a sprained left shoulder and shot just 3-of-13 from
 the field for eight points. Andrew Bogut pulled down 15 rebounds in the losing
 The  Bulls won both of last season's meetings, but have dropped 11 of their 14
 trips to Oracle Arena.
 02/06 09:58:48 ET

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