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Sixers stay hot, dodge Bulls

The Philadelphia 76ers may not have a player who averages 16 points per game, but depth has been the key to their early season success.

On Wednesday, it was the bench which sparked an 18-4 run in the opening quarter, giving the hosts a lead it did not relinquish as the 76ers took down the Bulls, 98-82.

Andre Iguodala filled the stat sheet with 19 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two steals while Jrue Holiday added 17 points and five assists for the Sixers, who got 50 points from their reserves. Philadelphia has won four straight games.

CJ Watson netted a game-best 20 points and Derrick Rose finished with 18 points and six assists for Chicago, which has lost three of its past five games.