Chicago Defeats Indiana 89-77 - Recap
|Chicago Defeats Indiana 89-77 - Recap|
Chicago got 23 points from Taj Gibson en route to an 89-77 victory over Indiana on Monday at United Center.
Chicago won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 176.5.
Chicago got 18 points from Kirk Hinrich and another 13 points from Mike Dunleavy. Joakim Noah contributed 8 assists, while Carlos Boozer cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Pacers got a 21-point performance from Paul George, who was supported by 17 points from George Hill. George Hill had 4 assists in a losing cause for Indiana, while Lance Stephenson grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Bulls hit the break trailing 34-33 before taking care of business in the second half.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-42.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Trail Blazers. The Pacers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Miami.