ROTATION: Starters -- Point guard Mike Bibby, Shooting guard Joe Johnson, Small forward Marvin Williams, Power forward Josh Smith, Center Al Horford. Bench -- Guard Jamal Crawford, Guard Jeff Teague, Forward Mo Evans, Forward Joe Smith, Forward/Center Zaza Pachulia, Center Jason Collins, Forward Randolph Morris. PLAYER NOTES:
--G Jamal Crawford could have stopped at halftime. He had his season average (16 points) by then. He finished with a season-high 29 points off the bench.
--F Mo Evans was just as effective in the second half. He finished with 18 points, camping out repeatedly along the baseline to riddle the Bulls from deep.
--F Josh Smith leads the league in blocks but went without one against the Bulls. He did, however, finish with 18 points, seven rebounds and four assists.
--F Joe Smith dislocated his left thumb in the third quarter and did not return. The X-rays were negative and his status will be updated after practice Thursday.
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Added: December 11, 2009