Bulls vs Hawks Final: 114-81 - Recap
|Bulls vs Hawks Final: 114-81 - Recap|
The battle between the Bulls and Hawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Atlanta was handed a 114-81 defeat on Tuesday at Philips Arena.
Chicago was a favorite by 4 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 181.5.
Chicago got 30 points from Derrick Rose and another 27 points from Luol Deng. Derrick Rose contributed 10 assists, while Taj Gibson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Atlanta got 20 points from Jeff Teague in a losing cause and another 14 points from Josh Smith. Kirk Hinrich contributed 5 assists for the Hawks, while Joe Johnson had 5 rebounds.
Chicago led at halftime, 72-43.
The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 40 boards, while Atlanta only had 26.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Memphis looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.