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Bulls, Blackhawks lose; Lightfoot-Fire FC link
2022-12-01

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The Chicago Bulls (9-12) fell to the Phoenix Suns (15-6) 132-113 in Arizona on Nov. 30, dropping the Bulls to 12th in the Eastern Conference.

Phoenix now leads the Western Conference.

Devin Booker scored 51 for Phoenix—in three quarters, according to CNN. According to ESPN Stats and Info, he became only the second player in the last 25 years to score 50 points with 80% shooting accuracy in the first three quarters of a game along with James Harden in November 2017.

DeMar DeRozan led Chicago with 29 points while Zach LaVine added 21. Alex Caruso scored 14 points off the bench.

The Bulls next visit the defending champion Golden State Warriors on Friday, Dec. 2.

—The Chicago Blackhawks (6-12-4) lost their eighth straight game despite putting stars Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews on the ice at the same time.

The Blackhawks fell 5-4 to the Edmonton Oilers (13-10-0) at the United Center on Nov. 30.

Max Domi had two goals for Chicago, and MacKenzie Entwistle and Boris Katchouk also scored, ESPN noted.

Chicago visits the New York Rangers on Saturday, Dec. 3.

—Chicago Ald. Raymond Lopez (15th Ward) filed a complaint with the Chicago Board of Ethics and the Chicago Inspector General's Office, asking for an investigation into Mayor Lori Lightfoot accepting a $25,000 campaign contribution from Chicago Fire owner Joe Mansueto, WTTW reported.

The contribution reportedly came 57 days after the Chicago City Council approved a proposal Lightfoot backed to turn over about 26 acres of Chicago Housing Authority land to the Chicago Fire FC.

Mansueto, a billionaire who is the executive chair of Morningstar, is one of Chicago's wealthiest business leaders and a frequent contributor to the campaign funds of local elected officials. A statement from his office said Mansueto "is committed to making a significant investment on the historically underfunded West Side."


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