Bojan Bogdanovic scored 27 points, Darren Collison added 22 and the Indiana Pacers beat the Chicago Bulls 105-96 on Tuesday night.

Indiana was looking to build momentum heading into a crucial 11-game stretch during which the Pacers will play Oklahoma City and Denver twice each and visit Milwaukee, Golden State and Boston.

Chicago was led by Zach LaVine with 27 points. Robin Lopez had 20 points and 11 rebounds as the Bulls lost their fifth in a row to Indiana, including all four games this season.

Indiana Pacers' Darren Collison reacts after hitting a 3-point shot during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Indiana Pacers’ Darren Collison reacts after hitting a 3-point shot during the second half of the team’s NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

The difference was one decisive fourth-quarter run.

Chicago, which trailed by 16 in the first half, took its only lead of the game when LaVine’s dunk made it 86-85 with 7:08 left.

Bogdanovic answered with two free throws before knocking down a 3-pointer. Collison made another 3 and Myles Turner’s dunk with 3:58 left gave the Pacers a 95-86 advantage.

Indiana Pacers' Myles Turner (33) blocks the shot of Chicago Bulls' Zach LaVine (8) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Indiana Pacers’ Myles Turner (33) blocks the shot of Chicago Bulls’ Zach LaVine (8) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Chicago never recovered from the 10-0 spurt, getting no closer than five the rest of the way.

TIP-INS

Bulls: Lauri Markkanen finished with 14 points and 13 rebounds. He’s had nine or more rebounds in 16 consecutive games. … The Bulls spent most of the night playing catch-up after opening the game 6 of 23 from the field. … The Bulls were 4 of 25 on 3s. … Chicago coach Jim Boylan said Chandler Hutchinson did some light work on his injured right toe and appears to be progressing. Boylan did not provide a possible timeline for Hutchinson’s return.

Indiana Pacers' Tyreke Evans (12) shoots next to Chicago Bulls' Otto Porter Jr. (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Indiana Pacers’ Tyreke Evans (12) shoots next to Chicago Bulls’ Otto Porter Jr. (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Pacers: Bogdanovic has scored at least 20 points in five consecutive games. … Turner finished with 10 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high seven blocks. Thaddeus Young had 11 points, 10 rebounds and six assists. … Wesley Matthews scored 10 points. … Indiana has won six straight home games against the Bulls and swept the season series for the first time since 2001-02. … The NBA’s No. 2 scoring defense ended a six-game streak of allowing 110 or more points. … Indiana again played without forward Domantas Sabonis (sprained left ankle).

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Bulls: Close out a back-to-back Wednesday when Philadelphia comes to town.

Indiana Pacers' Myles Turner (33) falls to the court as Chicago Bulls' Robin Lopez (42) goes to the basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Indiana Pacers’ Myles Turner (33) falls to the court as Chicago Bulls’ Robin Lopez (42) goes to the basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Pacers: Will try to earn a split in the series when they visit the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday.

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Chicago Bulls' Zach LaVine (8) goes to the basket against Indiana Pacers' Bojan Bogdanovic (44) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Chicago Bulls’ Zach LaVine (8) goes to the basket against Indiana Pacers’ Bojan Bogdanovic (44) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Indiana Pacers' Bojan Bogdanovic (44) shoots over Chicago Bulls' Zach LaVine (8) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Indiana Pacers’ Bojan Bogdanovic (44) shoots over Chicago Bulls’ Zach LaVine (8) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

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