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Jimmy Butler scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Chicago Bulls defeated the Utah Jazz 85-77 on Thursday night.
 
The Bulls have won four straight, including three on the road.
 
Chicago used 9-0 runs to start the third and fourth quarters that Utah never recovered from. Nikola Mirotic had a dunk, a steal and an assist during the fourth-quarter run that put the Bulls up 75-58.
 
The Jazz cut the lead to 80-75 late, but Dwyane Wade and Butler hit jumpers to put the game away.
 
Wade scored 18 points for the Bulls and Robin Lopez posted his second double-double of the season with 10 points and 12 rebounds.
 
The Jazz have lost two straight at home after going 4-1 during the preceding road trip.
 
Rudy Gobert finished with 16 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks for the Jazz as Gordon Hayward added eight points and 12 rebounds.
 

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