Recap - Bulls Defeat Philadelphia 96-89
Chicago got 21 points from Joakim Noah en route to a 96-89 victory over Philadelphia on Wednesday at Wells Fargo Center.
Bettors who backed the Bulls were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 180.5.
Chicago got 19 points from Luol Deng and another 16 points from Marco Belinelli. Joakim Noah contributed 5 assists, while Luol Deng cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Philadelphia got 26 points from Jrue Holiday in a losing cause and another 16 points from Evan Turner. Jrue Holiday contributed 9 assists for the 76ers, while Spencer Hawes had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Philadelphia were victorious, as the score was 44-41 at the break.
Philadelphia won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-39.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Nets. The 76ers will aim to get back on the winning track at Indiana.