Chicago Defeats New Jersey 97-92 - Recap
|Chicago Defeats New Jersey 97-92 - Recap|
Kyle Korver scored 19 points leading the Bulls to a 97-92 victory over New Jersey at United Center on Wednesday.
Chicago did not, however, defeat the Nets against the spread, which closed at 14.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 193.5.
Chicago got 15 points from Derrick Rose and another 11 points from Luol Deng. C.J. Watson contributed 6 assists, while Joakim Noah cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Nets got a 21-point performance from Jordan Farmar, who was supported by 17 points from Brook Lopez. Jordan Farmar had 12 assists in a losing cause for New Jersey, while Johan Petro grabbed 8 rebounds.
The Bulls hit the break leading 50-43 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 45 boards, while New Jersey only had 35.