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Jimmy Butler scored 28 points to help the Chicago Bulls rout the Oklahoma City Thunder 128-100 on Wednesday night.
Dwyane Wade had 18 points and seven assists for the Bulls, who shot 60 percent from the field overall and 68 percent in the second half.
 
Russell Westbrook had 28 points and eight assists and Jerami Grant scored a season-high 15 points for the Thunder, who lost their third straight overall and had their five-game home winning streak snapped.
 
It took until the fourth quarter for someone other than Westbrook to reach 10 points for the Thunder. Oklahoma City shot just 38 percent from the field and made 10 of 37 3-pointers.
 
>>Pacers Down Magic
 
CJ Miles score 14 of his team-high 16 points after halftime and lead the Pacers over Orlando 98-88.
 
Plagued by foul trouble in the first half, Miles converted 4 of 5 3-pointers during the final two quarters to help the Pacers extend their winning streak to four. Miles was inserted into the starting lineup ahead of Glenn Robinson III five games ago.
 
The win was significant because it came on a night when star player Paul George was off his game. After scoring 30 or more points in each of the Pacers last four games, George had just eight points (one point in the second half), while shooting just 3 of 14 from field and committing five turnovers.
 
The Pacers got big contributions from a variety of places to offset George's off night. Robinson came off the bench to score 14 points, while Young had 12 points and Teague added 13 points and nine assists.
 
Orlando was led by Serge Ibaka's 20 points. It shot just 40 percent from the field while Indiana converted 48 percent from the floor and 45 percent from 3-point range.
 
Indiana continues its road trip with a stop in Brooklyn to take on the last place Nets on Friday night.

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