Chicago Defeats Oklahoma City 99-90 - Recap
|Chicago Defeats Oklahoma City 99-90 - Recap|
Chicago got 29 points and 12 rebounds from Carlos Boozer en route to a 99-90 victory over Oklahoma City on Monday at United Center.
Bettors who backed the Bulls were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 4.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 203.5.
Luol Deng had 19 points for Chicago and Kyle Korver chipped in with 13 points. Derrick Rose had 9 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
The Thunder got a 29-point performance from Kevin Durant, who was supported by 18 points from Nenad Krstic. Russell Westbrook had 7 assists in a losing cause for Oklahoma City, while Thabo Sefolosha grabbed 8 rebounds.
The Bulls hit the break leading 53-48 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 52 boards, while Oklahoma City only had 39.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Oklahoma City, they head on the road to face Minnesota.