Bulls make it 18 games unbeaten against the Pistons.
The Chicago Bulls sealed a tense 95-94 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night, extending their unbeaten streak over their Eastern rivals to 18 games.
The Bulls move to 40-32 for the season, and leapfrog the Atlanta Hawks into fifth place in the Eastern Conference.
However, it was a struggle for Tom Thibodeau’s men, who had 13 points from Luol Deng in the fourth quarter to seal the comeback.
Deng finished with a game-high 28 points, while Nate Robinson and Jimmy Butler finished with 16 points apiece as Chicago bounced back from their last-gasp defeat to the Dallas Mavericks on Friday.
Rodney Stuckey led the visitors with 25 points, while center Greg Monroe had 18. However, it wasn’t enough as a the Pistons woes this season continue.