Chicago 113, Minnesota 82

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, December 11, 2010 8:00 PM
Location - United Center, Chicago, Illinois
Officials - #75 Eric Dalen, #60 David Guthrie, #9 Derrick Stafford
Attendance - 21102

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Minnesota 18 19 28 17 82
Chicago 27 31 29 26 113

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 6-18 5-6 1-12 L1
Chicago 14-8 9-2 5-6 W5

Recap

Derrick Rose scored 21 points and Luol Deng added 19 points as the Chicago Bulls routed the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves 113-82 on Saturday.

Rose made five 3-pointers as Chicago (14-8) won its fifth straight game. Carlos Boozer added 17 points for Chicago, which extended its Central Division to three games over second-place Indiana.

Kevin Love had 23 points and 15 rebounds for Minnesota (6-18). Love has grabbed 15 or more rebounds in 10 straight games.

Minnesota has lost seven consecutive road games and dropped to 1-12 on the road.

Rose had seven assists and made 8-of-10 shots from the field. Joakim Noah tallied just nine points but had 10 rebounds and six blocked shots.

Taj Gibson had 12 points and 10 rebounds as the Bulls had a 53-36 rebounding edge.

The Bulls made 10-of-17 3-point shots during the easy victory. Chicago led 58-37 at halftime.

Michael Beasley scored 16 points for the Timberwolves.

Top Game Performances

Minnesota   Chicago
Kevin Love 23 Scoring Derrick Rose 21
Luke Ridnour 8 Assists Derrick Rose 7
Kevin Love 15 Rebounds Taj Gibson 10
Michael Beasley 2 Free Throws Made Carlos Boozer 7
Wayne Ellington 2 Steals Ronnie Brewer 4
Nikloa Pekovic 4 Blocks Joakim Noah 6

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Minnesota 82 39.8 7-19 9-13 12 36 11 5 21
Chicago 113 47.7 10-17 21-27 28 53 11 11 15

Upcoming Games

  • Chicago will play their next game at home against Indiana. The Bulls have a W/L % of .615 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Golden State . The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .167 after a win and .278 after a loss.
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