Derrick Rose poured in 32 points for Chicago on Wednesday, as they defeated Los Angeles 106-88 at STAPLES Center.
The Bulls were a 2.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 192.5.
Chicago got 26 points from Luol Deng and another 16 points from Carlos Boozer. Derrick Rose contributed 11 assists, while Taj Gibson cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 32 points from Blake Griffin in a losing cause and another 16 points from Ryan Gomes. Blake Griffin contributed 7 assists for the Clippers, while Blake Griffin had 13 rebounds.
The Bulls hit the break leading 55-49 before taking care of business in the second half.
Chicago had a 41-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Golden State looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Atlanta.