Chicago Defeats Boston 94-80 - Recap
Mike Dunleavy scored 22 points leading the Bulls to a 94-80 victory over Boston at United Center on Monday.
The Bulls were a 9.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 185.5.
Chicago got 19 points from Joakim Noah and another 18 points from Jimmy Butler. D.J. Augustin contributed 11 assists, while Joakim Noah cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Boston got 18 points from Jerryd Bayless in a losing cause and another 18 points from Brandon Bass. Jerryd Bayless contributed 5 assists for the Celtics, while Brandon Bass had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Boston were victorious, as the score was 50-48 at the break.
Chicago had a 40-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Chicago heads into a battle against the Hawks. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.