Final from the United Center: Bulls 121, Boston 107. (Bulls 7-10, 5-5 at home).
Leading scorers: Bulls: DeRozan: 28 points. Boston: Tatum, 28 pt.
Leading Interceptors: Bulls: Vucevic: 13. Boston: Tatum: 11
Leading assistants: Bulls: LaVine: 5. Boston: Smart: 8
CCI STAT OF THE GAME: Andre Drummond hit 10 rebounds in the first half against BOS, recording 281 times he has scored more than 10 rebounds in the first half throughout his career. He has the most double-digit halves with rebounds in the NBA since 2010 and the second most since 2000 (D. Howard – 298). Drummond finished with 12 rebounds in 13 minutes.
CCI RECAPThe Bulls ended a four-game losing streak while Boston snapped a nine-game losing streak. bulls Nikola Vucevic And the Andre Drummond Combined for 25 of the Bulls’ 51 boards. Vucevic hit his 10th double-double of the season, tied with Bobby Portis for most in the NBA.
DeMar DeRozan He poured in a team high 28 points. He made all three of his three-point attempts. Zach LaVine bounced back from a tough shooting night against the Magic with 22 points, five rebounds and five assists. Patrick Williams He drained three and three pointers and scored 17 points as the Bulls posted six double-double scorers.
During Boston’s nine-game winning streak, the Celtics were averaging 123 points per game. The Bulls held Boston at 16 under that average and 43% shooting.
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Cleveland 114, Atlanta 102. Donovan Mitchell and Darius Garland combined for 55 points.
Milwaukee 119, Portland 111. Dollars improved to 9-1 at home. Giannis Antitekounmo scored 37 points
New York 129, Oklahoma City 119. Jalen Bronson scored a season-high 34 points.
New Orleans 128, Golden State 83. Brandon Ingram scored a season-high 34 points. The Warriors were missing Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Andrew Wiggins. The Swans advance by as much as 45 points.
Minnesota 105, Miami 101. The T-Wolves won their fourth in a row. The Heat lost four in a row. The Heat was played by Don Jimmy Butler, Tyler Hero, Duncan Robinson, and Gabe Vincent.
Indiana 123, Orlando 102. The Pacers beat the Magic for the second time in three days as Benedict Mathurin scored 22 points and five rebounds for a 10-6 Pacers lead.
Los Angeles Clippers 121, Utah 114. Norman Powell scored 30 goals for the Clippers.
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