Ball scores 24, Hornets bury Bulls early in 113-117 win


              Chicago Bulls forward DeMar DeRozan, left, shoots against Charlotte Hornets forward P.J. Washington and center Mason Plumlee during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Friday, April 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
            
              Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine, left, looks to pass against Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Friday, April 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
            
              Chicago Bulls head coach Billy Donovan reacts as he looks up the score board during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets in Chicago, Friday, April 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
            
              Charlotte Hornets head coach James Borrego wipes his face during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls in Chicago, Friday, April 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
            
              Charlotte Hornets guard Terry Rozier, front, drives to the basket against Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Friday, April 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
            
              Charlotte Hornets center Mason Plumlee goes up for a shot against Chicago Bulls forward DeMar DeRozan during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Friday, April 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
            
              Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges, center, drives to the basket against Chicago Bulls center Nikola Vucevic, left, forward Patrick Williams, right, and guard Ayo Dosunmu during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Friday, April 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
            
              Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball, left, drives to the basket past Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Friday, April 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
            
              Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball, right, drives as Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine guards during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Friday, April 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
            
              Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball, center, drives to the basket against Chicago Bulls center Nikola Vucevic, left, and forward DeMar DeRozan during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Friday, April 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Ball scores 24, Hornets bury Bulls early in 113-117 win