Bulls spread the scoring in road rout of Nets

NEW YORK (AP) " Chicago had seven players score in double figures, including new signing Dwyane Wade, in a 118-88 rout of Brooklyn on Monday to make it three straight wins to open the new season.

Also on 3-0 is Atlanta, which had a similarly broad spread of scorers in a home win against Sacramento.

Chicago's Jimmy Butler scored 22 points to lead the scorers for the Bulls, while Wade had 12 in his first road game with the Bulls.

After home victories against Eastern Conference playoff teams Boston and Indiana to open the season, the Bulls easily handled their road opener.

Bojan Bogdanovic scored 15 points for the Kings.

Atlanta had all five starters reach double figures in a 106-95 victory over Sacramento, and have won their first three games for the first time in five years.

Dwight Howard had 18 points to lead Atlanta despite a disappointing 8 from 20 effort at the foul line, while Kyle Korver and Dennis Schroder scored 17 points apiece for the Hawks, who trailed after three quarters but held the Kings to just 16 points in the fourth.

Every Atlanta starter scored in double figures, and the Hawks held Sacramento's DeMarcus Cousins in check after he averaged 30 points in the Kings' first three games. He finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds.

Rudy Gay scored 22 points for Sacramento.

Toronto's DeMar DeRozan scored 33 points and Kyle Lowry had 29 in a 105-102 victory over Denver.

Los Angeles' Chris Paul scored 24 points to send the Clippers to a 116-98 win against winless Phoenix.

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