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Nikola Vucevic joins Michael Jordan in Bulls history with monster performance in short-handed win over Pacers

Nikola Vucevic joins Michael Jordan in Bulls history with monster performance in short-handed win over Pacers

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It was just a couple of months ago that Chicago Bulls center Nikola Vucevic was searching for answers from the basketball gods, saying that he’d “never been through a slump like this” during an underwhelming start to the season. It’s safe to say those days are over, as Vucevic has been on absolute tear of late, punctuating his hot stretch with a dominant performance in the Bulls’ 122-115 road victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.

Vucevic put up 36 points, 17 rebounds, four assists and three blocks in the win, becoming the first Bulls player since Michael Jordan to have at least 35 points, 15 rebounds and three blocks in a game, according to ESPN Stats and…

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