Chicago vs Washington Wrap - Chicago Wins 98-88
Derrick Rose poured in 35 points for Chicago on Monday, as they defeated Washington 98-88 at Verizon Center.
Chicago won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 189.5.
Chicago got 18 points from Carlos Boozer and another 17 points from Kyle Korver. Derrick Rose contributed 8 assists, while Joakim Noah cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Washington got 20 points from John Wall in a losing cause and another 17 points from Nick Young. John Wall contributed 6 assists for the Wizards, while JaVale McGee had 9 rebounds.
Chicago led at halftime, 51-40.
The rebound battle favored Washington as they grabbed 44 boards, while Chicago only had 40.
Next game, Chicago takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Orlando.