PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mike Dunleavy scored 12 of his season-high 27 points in the decisive third quarter and the Chicago Bulls held off a late Philadelphia rally in a 118-115 victory over the 76ers on Friday night.

Jimmy Butler added 23 points and Pau Gasol chipped in 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Bulls, whose 4-0 road start is their best since going 6-0 away from Chicago to start the 1996-97 season. The Bulls’ Derrick Rose missed his third game in the last four after aggravating his sprained ankles in Wednesday’s 95-86 win over Milwaukee when the former MVP had 13 points and seven assists in 31 minutes. He is day-to-day.

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Tony Wroten led four Sixers in double-figures with a career-high 31 points. Philadelphia fell to 0-6 — their worst start to the season since losing their first 15 in 1972-73 when they set an NBA mark for futility by finishing 9-73.

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