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Gasol scores 27, Butler has 22 as Bulls beat Rockets 114-105

CHICAGO (AP) — Pau Gasol had 27 points and 14 rebounds, Jimmy Butler scored 22 points and the Chicago Bulls won for the 13th time in 15 games, rallying to beat the Houston Rockets 114-105 on Monday night.

Derrick Rose added 19 points. Nikola Mirotic had 17, and the Bulls outscored the Rockets 19-5 over the final 3:19.

Josh Smith led Houston with 21 points. James Harden scored 20, but the Rockets lost for the fourth time in six games.

Butler scored five points and took a charge against Harden during the game-ending rally to help the Bulls wipe out a five-point deficit.

Mirotic also hit a 3 and scored five points during that stretch.

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