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               === Bulls dominate the glass to best Warriors ===
 
 Chicago,  IL  (Sports Network)  - Kirk  Hinrich scored 11  of his game-high 25
 points  during a  dominating opening quarter as the Chicago Bulls ran past the
 Golden State Warriors, 103-87, at United Center.
 
 Nate  Robinson went 10-of-16 from the field to record 22 points for the Bulls,
 who  have won three  in a row and six of their last seven games. Jimmy Butler,
 Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah all posted double-doubles in the victory.
 
 Butler  had 16 points and a career-high 12 rebounds, Boozer compiled 15 points
 and  13  boards, and Noah  had 14 points  and 16 rebounds.  That was part of a
 56-37 advantage on the glass for Chicago.
 
 "We have to keep grinding, take it one game at a time," Noah said. "We have to
 keep  our mind set on improvement. We feel our best basketball is yet to come,
 when our horses comes back."
 
 Noah was referring to Derrick Rose (left knee surgery) and Luol Deng (strained
 right hamstring).
 
 In addition, Hinrich went 6-of-7 from 3-point range.
 
 David  Lee  totaled 23  points and  Stephen Curry scored  21 for Golden State,
 which had a three-game winning streak broken.
 
 "We were a step slow and they were more physical," Curry said.
 
 The  Warriors shot  5-of-22 from the floor  in the opening 12 minutes and were
 outscored  31-13 for  the frame. Boozer's pull-up jumper widened the early gap
 to  12-2, and the Bulls scored 11 in a row later on to extend the lead. Noah's
 tip-in off a Boozer missed layup created a 25-9 margin.
 
 Golden  State, which was  coming off a shocking home win over Oklahoma City on
 Wednesday,  was  behind by as many  as 26 in  the second quarter, but was able
 to  cut that deficit in half by the break thanks in part to Lee's 17 points in
 the period. That helped bring the score to 63-50 at the half.
 
 The  difference  was 84-66 going  to the fourth quarter,  and the Bulls led by
 double digits for the entire final 12 minutes.
 
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Golden  State  shot 34.6 percent from  the field, but made 29-of-33 foul shots
 ...  Chicago  is 14-3 all-time  against Golden State  at the United Center ...
 The  Warriors embarked  on a  four-game road  trip against  Eastern Conference
 teams  and are  13-4 against  the East  this season.  Before Friday's  result,
 the  Warriors  were a perfect  12-0 against  Eastern Conference teams that are
 based  outside  of the state of  Florida ... Chicago has  won four in a row at
 home in this series.
 
 
 
 
 
 01/26 00:17:57 ET