Bulls win 9th straight — their longest streak since 2011 — with 130-122 victory against Wizards

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CHICAGO — As far as Zach LaVine is concerned, the sky’s the limit for the Chicago Bulls. And the Bulls on Friday night backed their star guard’s assessment, defeating the Washington Wizards, 130-122, at the United Center for their ninth straight victory — extending their longest winning streak since 2011 and maintaining their hold on the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. In early All-Star balloting released this week, DeMar DeRozan was the top vote-getter among East guards while LaVine was fourth. And LaVine is finally feeling healthy after tearing a ligament in his left thumb in October. …

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