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Butler scores 37 points, Mirotic has 27 points as Bulls beat Grizzlies 103-97

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MEMPHIS, Tennessee — Jimmy Butler scored 31 points, Nikola Mirotic added a season-best 27, and the Chicago Bulls snapped Memphis' six-game winning streak with a 103-97 victory over the Grizzlies on Friday night.

PHOTO: Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) drives against Chicago Bulls forward Pau Gasol in the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) drives against Chicago Bulls forward Pau Gasol in the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Butler connected on 11 of 21 in the game, while Mirotic connected on all six of his shots beyond the arc, setting a season standard for 3-pointers made. Aaron Brooks scored 17 points and Joakim Noah finished with 10 points and 13 rebounds. Butler also had 10 rebounds as the Bulls outrebounded Memphis 51-45.

Mike Conley led Memphis with 21 points, while Beno Udrih added 15 points before leaving with a hand injury in the fourth quarter. Marc Gasol had 13 points, but was 5 of 15 from the field, part of Memphis shooting 39 percent for the game. Vince Carter scored 10 for Memphis.

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