Chicago Defeats New York 93-85 - Recap
|Chicago Defeats New York 93-85 - Recap|
The Bulls grabbed a 93-85 win over the Knicks on Saturday, behind a 22-point effort from Luol Deng at United Center.
Chicago won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 188.5.
Marco Belinelli had 22 points for Chicago and Nate Robinson chipped in with 14 points. Nate Robinson had 8 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
New York got 27 points from Raymond Felton in a losing cause and another 15 points from J.R. Smith. Raymond Felton contributed 5 assists for the Knicks, while Tyson Chandler had 18 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 43-41 at the break.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-40.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Denver.