Zach LaVine had 25 points and Nikola Vucevic had 20 rebounds as the Chicago Bulls (22-10) won their fifth consecutive game by defeating the Atlanta Hawks (15-19) 131-117 at the United Center on Dec. 29.
It was also the Bulls' second straight win over the Hawks in three days as LaVine led seven Chicago players who scored in double figures.
Several Bulls and Hawks players with out because of health and safety protocols, including Chicago teammates Lonzo Ball, Tony Bradley, Ersan Ilyasova, Alfonzo McKinnie and Marko Simonovic.
Trae Young led the Hawks with 26 points and 11 assists.
The Bulls next play the Indiana Pacers (14-21) on Friday, Dec. 31, in Indianapolis, followed by a New Year's Day matchup at the Washington Wizards (17-17).
Chicago Sky player Candace Parkerwho recently revealed that she's married, and that she and her wife are expectingwas again voted the Associated Press female athlete of the year.
She is the only WNBA player to win the award, and now she has done it twice, CBS Chicago noted. The first time came back in 2008, after Parker's rookie year with the Los Angeles Sparks.
The Naperville native helped lead the Sky to the WNBA title this year and has won several basketball titles at every level, including national college championships (at the University of Tennessee) and Olympic gold medals.