Chicago Defeats Miami 96-86 - Recap

Chicago Defeats Miami 96-86 - Recap

Chicago earned a 96-86 victory over Miami on Thursday, getting 19 points from Carlos Boozer at United Center.

Chicago won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 185.5.

Kyle Korver had 17 points for Chicago and Luol Deng chipped in with 16 points. C.J. Watson had 9 assists for the Bulls, while Carlos Boozer was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Miami got 30 points from LeBron James in a losing cause and another 21 points from Dwyane Wade. LeBron James contributed 5 assists for the Heat, while Chris Bosh had 8 rebounds.

Chicago trailed at halftime, 41-36.

The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 45 boards, while Miami only had 41.

Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Miami, they head home to face Charlotte.