Bulls Romp Knicks, 98-69

Luol Deng had 15 points for the Bulls, who scored 30 points off the Knicks' 25 turnovers. Kirk Hinrich (HYN'-rik) hit three of Chicago's six three-pointers and finished with 13 points.

The Bulls lead Cleveland by a half-game, with Toronto a game and a-half back. Chicago owns the tiebreaker over both teams.

Nate Robinson scored a team-high 24 points in the Knicks' most lopsided loss of the season. Former Bull Eddy Curry finished with just four points and seven rebounds.