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Bulls vs Knicks Final: 82-81 - Recap

Chicago got 18 points from Derrick Rose en route to an 82-81 victory over New York on Thursday at United Center.

Chicago won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 8-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 188.5.

Chicago got 17 points from Luol Deng and another 14 points from Carlos Boozer. Luol Deng contributed 6 assists, while Joakim Noah cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.

The Knicks got a 22-point performance from Carmelo Anthony, who was supported by 13 points from Raymond Felton. Raymond Felton had 6 assists in a losing cause for New York, while Tyson Chandler grabbed 19 rebounds.

Chicago led at halftime, 43-38.

Chicago had a 48-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the 76ers. The Knicks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.