Luol Deng went off for 28 points and added 5 rebounds leading Chicago over Memphis, 96-84, on Monday at FedExForum.
The Bulls were a 5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 187.5.
Derrick Rose had 22 points for Chicago and Kyle Korver chipped in with 22 points. Derrick Rose had 12 assists for the Bulls, while Derrick Rose was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Memphis got 21 points from Zach Randolph in a losing cause and another 15 points from O.J. Mayo. Mike Conley contributed 6 assists for the Grizzlies, while Zach Randolph had 13 rebounds.
The Bulls hit the break leading 53-42 before taking care of business in the second half.
Memphis won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-36.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Charlotte looking for another win. For Memphis, they head on the road to face New Orleans.