Cleveland vs Chicago Recap - Bulls Win 92-79
The Bulls grabbed a 92-79 win over the Cavaliers on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from Derrick Rose at United Center.
The Bulls earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 15.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 191.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Chicago got 20 points from Luol Deng and another 20 points from Carlos Boozer. Derrick Rose contributed 8 assists, while Luol Deng cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Cavaliers got a 31-point performance from Antawn Jamison, who was supported by 13 points from J.J. Hickson. Antawn Jamison had 5 assists in a losing cause for Cleveland, while J.J. Hickson grabbed 20 rebounds.
The Bulls hit the break leading 48-38 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Cleveland as they grabbed 51 boards, while Chicago only had 48.
Chicago heads into a battle against the Bucks. Cleveland, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Jersey.