Bulls vs Wizards Final: 96-78 - Recap
|Bulls vs Wizards Final: 96-78 - Recap|
The Wizards were burned for 25 points by D.J. Augustin on Saturday as the Bulls picked up a 96-78 win at Verizon Center.
Chicago won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 184.5.
Joakim Noah had 21 points for Chicago and Carlos Boozer chipped in with 16 points. Jimmy Butler had 9 assists for the Bulls, while Joakim Noah was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Washington got 20 points from John Wall in a losing cause and another 19 points from Marcin Gortat. John Wall contributed 6 assists for the Wizards, while Marcin Gortat had 8 rebounds.
Chicago led at halftime, 52-26.
Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-40.
Chicago heads into a battle against the Timberwolves. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Charlotte.