Recap - Bulls Defeat Cleveland 93-82
|Recap - Bulls Defeat Cleveland 93-82|
Chicago got 24 points and 11 rebounds from Carlos Boozer en route to a 93-82 victory over Cleveland on Friday at Quicken Loans Arena.
Bettors who backed the Bulls were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 9 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 192.5.
Ronnie Brewer had 12 points for Chicago and Derrick Rose chipped in with 11 points. Derrick Rose had 8 assists for the Bulls, while Carlos Boozer was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Cleveland got 22 points from J.J. Hickson in a losing cause and another 14 points from Daniel Gibson. Baron Davis contributed 6 assists for the Cavaliers, while J.J. Hickson had 15 rebounds.
Chicago led at halftime, 54-46.
Chicago had a 41-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Orlando looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head on the road to face Milwaukee.