Bulls Down New Jersey 90-81 - Match Report
Chicago got 20 points and 15 rebounds from Carlos Boozer en route to a 90-81 victory over New Jersey on Friday at United Center.
Chicago won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 10-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 186.5.
Chicago got 19 points from Derrick Rose and another 19 points from Luol Deng. Derrick Rose contributed 9 assists, while Carlos Boozer cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
New Jersey got 19 points from Brook Lopez in a losing cause and another 16 points from Stephen Graham. Devin Harris contributed 9 assists for the Nets, while Brook Lopez had 8 rebounds.
Chicago led at halftime, 46-44.
New Jersey won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-43.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Cavaliers. The Nets will aim to get back on the winning track at Minnesota.