Chicago vs Los Angeles Wrap - Chicago Wins 92-86
Chicago got 20 points and 13 rebounds from Joakim Noah en route to a 92-86 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Bulls were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 194.5.
Chicago got 18 points from Taj Gibson and another 17 points from Kirk Hinrich. D.J. Augustin contributed 6 assists, while Joakim Noah cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
The Lakers got a 27-point performance from Chris Kaman, who was supported by 15 points from Jordan Hill. Kendall Marshall had 11 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Chris Kaman grabbed 10 rebounds.
Chicago led at halftime, 52-46.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head home to face Utah.