Butler on Bulls: ‘Sometimes we look like a really good team, sometimes we look awful’

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MEMPHIS, Tenn.  — Zach Randolph had 27 points and 10 rebounds, Vince Carter added 17 points and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped a six-game losing streak with a 108-92 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night.

Memphis used a strong defense missing in recent games to turn back the Bulls, who had won three of four. Chicago never got the deficit under double digits in the fourth quarter of a loss that damaged its playoff hopes.

Matt Barnes scored 16 points for Memphis, and Jordan Farmar had 15.

Nikola Mirotic led Chicago with 20 points, going 6 of 9 from 3-point range. Pau Gasol had 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Derrick Rose had 12 points and eight assists, while Bobby Portis also finished with 12 points.

Chicago remained two games behind the Detroit Pistons for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.