Denver 92, Chicago 94

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, November 8, 2010 8:00 PM
Location - United Center, Chicago, Illinois
Officials - #52 Pat Fraher, #42 Eric Lewis, #15 Bennett Salvatore
Attendance - 21355

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Denver 28 15 27 22 92
Chicago 23 27 18 26 94

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Denver 4-3 2-1 2-2 L1
Chicago 3-3 3-1 0-2 W1

Recap

Derrick Rose scored eight of his 18 points in the fourth quarter and added six assists as the Chicago Bulls got the better of the visiting Denver Nuggets, 94-92, on Monday.

Joakim Noah pulled down 19 rebounds with 13 points and Luol Deng added 17 points for the Bulls, who snapped a two-game slide.

Chicago led, 68-58, with 2:54 left in the third quarter before Denver came storming back. Carmelo Anthony scored 10 points in the final 1:34 to give the Nuggets a 70-68 edge going into the fourth period.

Anthony’s layup with 10:42 remaining widened the margin to 77-70.

The Bulls did not give up, going on a 15-7 run and taking back the lead, 85-84, when Rose nailed a runner with 3:39 to play. Kyle Korver hit two free throws and Deng converted 1-of-2 from the line with under 10 seconds left to lock it up.

Anthony finished with 32 points and eight rebounds and Chauncey Billups chipped in 14 points for the Nuggets.

Top Game Performances

Denver   Chicago
Carmelo Anthony 32 Scoring Derrick Rose 18
Chauncey Billups 4 Assists Derrick Rose 6
Carmelo Anthony 8 Rebounds Joakim Noah 19
Carmelo Anthony 9 Free Throws Made Joakim Noah 5
Carmelo Anthony 4 Steals Keith Bogans 1
Nene 3 Blocks Taj Gibson 5

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Denver 92 43.6 7-18 17-24 15 44 7 8 18
Chicago 94 41.5 5-13 21-33 20 47 12 6 15

Upcoming Games

  • Chicago will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Bulls have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Denver will play their next game on the road against Indiana . The Nuggets have a W/L % of .250 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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