CHICAGO — Brook Lopez had 21 points and 12 rebounds, Thaddeus Young added 16 points and 13 rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Chicago Bulls105-102 on Monday night to end a five-game losing streak.
Chicago center Joakim Noah left the game late in the third quarter with an apparent left shoulder injury.
Wayne Ellington had 13 points on 5-of-9 shooting off the bench for the Nets.
Jimmy Butler had 24 points, Pau Gasol added 20 points and the Bulls lost their third straight.
Butler said before the game that he didn't regret his critical comments of first-year coach Fred Hoiberg two days earlier following a loss in New York. He was 11 for 20 from the field in this one.