Ben Gordon scored 30 points, Luol Deng added 21 and the Chicago Bulls snapped the Dallas Mavericks' eight-game winning streak with a 96-85 victory in the NBA on Thursday.
Dirk Nowitzki led Dallas with 28 points and 11 rebounds.
After nearly blowing an early 17-point lead, the Bulls pulled away late in the fourth quarter.
Nowitzki's 3 closed Chicago's lead to 79-76 with 4:31 left.
P.J. Brown followed with a basket for Chicago and Kirk Hinrich followed with a 3, making it 84-76. Erick Dampier's dunk for Dallas cut the lead to 86-81, but Brown answered for Chicago by going around Nowitzki for a basket and hitting a jumper to put Chicago up 90-81 with 1:16 left.
Brown scored of six of his 12 points in the fourth quarter.