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Philadelphia 76ers vs. Chicago Bulls: Live Blog, Analysis and More

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Philadelphia 76ers vs. Chicago Bulls: Live Blog, Analysis and More
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C.J. Watson scored 20 points and paced the Chicago Bulls to a 89-80 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers tonight at the United Center.

The 76ers led by 13 at the end of the first quarter, but the Bulls outscored them by 22 points over the final 36 minutes. Chicago had 50-plus rebounds for the 16th time this season, and their 17 offensive rebounds helped them to pull out a hard-fought homecourt victory on St. Patrick's Day.

With the win, Chicago improved its record to a league-best 37-10, and are now 10 games up on the Indiana Pacers in the Central Division. After an 18-7 start, Philadelphia is now 25-20 and is only one game up on the Boston Celtics for the top spot in the Atlantic.

Thanks for following along tonight—be sure to check out the Bleacher Report NBA page for the best basketball coverage around. 

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