Brooklyn vs Chicago Recap - Bulls Win 142-134
|Brooklyn vs Chicago Recap - Bulls Win 142-134|
The Nets were burned for 34 points by Nate Robinson on Saturday as the Bulls picked up a 142-134 win at United Center.
Chicago won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 176.5.
Carlos Boozer had 21 points for Chicago and Kirk Hinrich chipped in with 18 points. Kirk Hinrich had 14 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Brooklyn got 32 points from Deron Williams in a losing cause and another 26 points from Brook Lopez. Deron Williams contributed 10 assists for the Nets, while Reggie Evans had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 58-55 at the break.
Brooklyn won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-46.