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.