Joakim Noah scored 19 points as part of a triple-double, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Atlanta Hawks 100-85 on Tuesday night.
Noah added 16 rebounds and 11 assists, and Taj Gibson had 24 points and 12 rebounds for the Blues, who had six players score in double figures. That helped Chicago win its fourth straight against the Hawks and sixth in a row at home versus Atlanta.
Noah had his fourth career triple-double and first since Feb. 28, 2013, against Philadelphia. He completed this one with an assist on Gibson's basket with 9:59 left in the game.
Chicago (26-25) won for the third time in four games and pulled a half-game in front of Atlanta (25-25) in the Eastern Conference.