The Bulls grabbed a 100-99 win over the Celtics on Friday, behind a 20-point effort from Richard Hamilton at TD Garden.
The Bulls were a 2-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 181.5.
Chicago got 19 points from Carlos Boozer and another 14 points from Joakim Noah. Kirk Hinrich contributed 5 assists, while Carlos Boozer cleaned the glass with 20 rebounds.
The Celtics got a 30-point performance from Rajon Rondo, who was supported by 16 points from Kevin Garnett. Rajon Rondo had 7 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Jared Sullinger grabbed 15 rebounds.
Chicago led at halftime, 45-39.
The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 43 boards, while Boston only had 42.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Memphis looking for another win. For Boston, they head on the road to face Detroit.