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Boozer scores 36 points, Bulls beat Raptors in OT

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Toronto Raptors forward Alan Anderson (6) battles for a loose ball against Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer, left, during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in Toronto. APhoto/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette

TORONTO — Luol Deng hit a tiebreaking jump shot with 3 seconds left in overtime and the Chicago Bulls beat Toronto 107-105 in overtime on Wednesday night, their eighth victory in nine meetings against the Raptors.

Carlos Boozer had a season-high 36 points and 12 rebounds, and Joakim Noah added 16 points and 14 rebounds for the Bulls.

Deng scored 19 points and Richard Hamilton had 15 as Chicago won its fourth straight road game. The Bulls have won nine of their past 11 away from home.

Boozer’s double-double was his Eastern Conference leading 21st, and his 11th in 13 games against the Raptors.

Alan Anderson fouled out with 27 points, matching his career-high, and Kyle Lowry had 26 as Toronto lost its third straight.


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