Bulls Down Boston 89-80 - Match Report
Chicago got 23 points and 10 assists from Luol Deng en route to an 89-80 victory over Boston on Thursday at United Center.
Chicago won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 179.5.
Chicago got 23 points from Carlos Boozer and another 15 points from Joakim Noah. Luol Deng contributed 10 assists, while Joakim Noah cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
The Celtics got an 18 -point performance from Kevin Garnett, who was supported by 17 points from Rajon Rondo. Rajon Rondo had 8 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Kevin Garnett grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Bulls hit the break leading 44-35 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 52 boards, while Boston only had 37.
Chicago heads into a battle against the Nets. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Detroit.