Chicago Sports News: 3/21/17


Chicago Bulls 120 – Toronto Raptors 122

Highlights:  DeMar DeRozan had 42 points, and the Raptors snapped an 11-game losing streak against the Bulls by rallying for a wild 122-120 overtime win on Tuesday night. DeRozan set a franchise record with 38 shot attempts, making 17, and also finished with eight assists. Cory Joseph had 19 points for the Raptors, and Serge Ibaka scored 16 before he was ejected for his role in a memorable fight with Robin Lopez during the third quarter. Jimmy Butler had 37 points, 10 rebounds and six assists for the Bulls, and Rajon Rondo scored a season-high 24. It was Chicago’s first loss to Toronto since Dec. 31, 2013.


Chicago Blackhawks 4 – Vancouver Canucks 5

Highlights:  Daniel Sedin scored a power-play goal 2:12 into overtime and the Canucks, all but eliminated from playoff contention, beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Tuesday night to end a six-game skid. With his twin brother Henrik Sedin screening goalie Scott Darling, Daniel Sedin connected on a high shot from the top of the right circle. The score withstood a video review for goaltender interference and snapped the Blackhawks’ five-game winning streak. Ryan Miller made 40 saves, including some dandies, as the Canucks were outshot 44-15. Marion Hossa scored his 23rd goal and Richard Panik his 20th in the third period.


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