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Chicago Defeats Boston 90-79 - Recap

The Bulls got a 36-point performance from Derrick Rose as Chicago handed Boston a 90-79 defeat on Saturday at United Center.

Bettors who backed the Bulls were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 187.5.

Chicago got 22 points from Carlos Boozer and another 10 points from Ronnie Brewer. Luol Deng contributed 5 assists, while Carlos Boozer cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

The Celtics got a 21-point performance from Paul Pierce, who was supported by 19 points from Ray Allen. Rajon Rondo had 8 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Rajon Rondo grabbed 5 rebounds.

Chicago led at halftime, 46-42.

The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 48 boards, while Boston only had 27.

Chicago heads into a battle against the Pistons. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Houston.