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Salmons Leads Bulls Past Kings
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- John Salmons scored 23 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the Sacramento Kings 101-87 Tuesday night.

It was the first game with more than 100 points for Chicago, which was held under 90 in five of its previous seven games and entered with the NBA's third-worst shooting percentage. The Bulls shot 47 percent and made seven of 12 3-point shots.

Making only his fifth career start, Donte Greene scored 24 points for the Kings, who had won four straight. Tyreke Evans scored 20 points and Beno Udrih had 13.

Luol Deng scored 16 for the Bulls. Joakim Noah, the NBA's leading rebounder, had 15 points and 14 boards.

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