CHICAGO (AP) _ The Chicago Bulls used a 4rh-quarter push to earn a 104-93 win over New Orleans.
Kirk Hinrich scored 11 of his 22 points in the final period of the Bulls' fifth victory in seven games Friday night. Hinrich helped the Bulls outscore the Hornets 21-5 over the final 7:10.
Chicago scored 9-straight points after the Hornets went on a 9-0 run early in the 4th-quarter to take a 5-point lead.
Ben Gordon finished with 27 points and Luol Deng added 24 to the victory.
Chris Paul led New Orleans with just 16 points.