Bulls Blow Out Hornets

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Carlos Boozer scored 18 points and the

Chicago Bulls won their fourth straight game while nearly holding

New Orleans to a franchise low in points during a 90-67 rout

Wednesday night.

Joakim Noah had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulls. Taj

Gibson scored 14 and Kyle Korver 12.

Star guard Derrick Rose started only two days after leaving

Chicago's previous game with back spams. He played 22 minutes and

finished with six points, six assists and five rebounds, but the

Bulls would have been fine without him.

Chris Kaman scored 17 for the Hornets, who have lost seven

straight and 22 of 24. New Orleans made its last six shots,

including Marco Belinelli's 3-pointer with a second left, to

narrowly surpass the club low of 65 points.