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Chicago Defeats New Orleans 96-87 - Recap

Chicago got 20 points from Luol Deng en route to a 96-87 victory over New Orleans on Tuesday at New Orleans Arena.

Chicago was a favorite by 1 point and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 181.5.

Carlos Boozer had 17 points for Chicago and Joakim Noah chipped in with 15 points. Kirk Hinrich had 10 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 17 boards.

New Orleans got 20 points from Eric Gordon in a losing cause and another 15 points from Anthony Davis. Greivis Vasquez contributed 10 assists for the Hornets, while Anthony Davis had 10 rebounds.

Chicago led at halftime, 47-43.

The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 47 boards, while New Orleans only had 39.

Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Miami looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head on the road to face Cleveland.