Chicago vs Toronto Recap - Bulls Win 96-80
Chicago earned a 96-80 victory over Toronto on Friday, getting 19 points from Luol Deng at Air Canada Centre.
The Bulls were a 1-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 181.5.
Chicago got 18 points from Joakim Noah and another 14 points from Jimmy Butler. Carlos Boozer contributed 6 assists, while Joakim Noah cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Toronto got 37 points from DeMar DeRozan in a losing cause and another 20 points from Rudy Gay. Kyle Lowry contributed 8 assists for the Raptors, while Rudy Gay had 9 rebounds.
The Bulls hit the break leading 45-31 before taking care of business in the second half.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-43.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Indiana looking for another win. For Toronto, they head home to face Portland.