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WASHINGTON (AP) – DeMar DeRozan hit a 3-pointer on the buzzer for the second year in a row to give the Chicago Bulls a 120-119 win over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night. Playing Kyle Kuzma’s 3-pointer in 3.3 seconds gave Washington a 119-117 lead until DeRozan’s 3rd DeRozan finished with 28 points and Zach LaVine had 35 points to help the Bulls take their seventh straight win. This is her longest streak since April 18-29. December 2014. Kuzma scored 29 points and 12 rebounds, and Bradley Beal had 27 points and 16 assists in his career when he first started as a point guard.

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – Tanner Jeannot scored twice, while Filip Forsberg and Ryan Johansen each scored once and added an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 6-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday. Nick Cousins ​​and Roman Josi also scored, Mattias Ekholm had three assists and Juuse Saros made 37 saves for Nashville, which resulted in a streak of two defeats. Philipp Kurashev had the only goal for Chicago to lose three times in a row. The Blackhawks played their first game since December 18th.

CHICAGO (AP) – Aljami Durham scored 17 points and No. 21 Providence beat DePaul 70-53. The brothers have had their best start since the team won 14 of the top 15 in 2015-16. They took a 25-point lead at halftime on the way to their eighth win in a row. Justin Minaya and Jared Bynum each scored 12 points for the brothers. Minaya took 11 rebounds that season and Bynum had seven assists. The brothers made 8-15 3-pointers, and coach Ed Cooley took his 299th win over 16 seasons at Fairfield and Providence. Javon Freeman-Liberty led DePaul with 22 points.

LAS CRUCES, NM (AP) – Jabari Rice had 15 points and nine rebounds as New Mexico state won their seventh straight game, beating Chicago State 78-61 in the opener of the Western Athletic Conference. Teddy Allen and Marchelus Avery both scored 11 points for the Aggies (12-2). Jahsean Corbett achieved a season high of 26 points for the Cougars (4-11, 0-2), whose losing streak reached four games.

CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago Bears host the New York Giants on Sunday in a matchup of teams that could face big changes after difficult seasons. Bears manager Matt Nagy could be fired, ending a four-year run that petered out after winning NFC North in its first season. General Manager Ryan Pace has an uncertain future after seven years and zero playoff wins. On the other hand, too, the picture is unclear. Giants GM Dave Gettleman could be out after losing four seasons, whether it is his decision or not. But with two games left, both teams are hoping to finish strong.

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