Chicago 90, Milwaukee 77

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 8:00 PM
Location - United Center, Chicago, Illinois
Officials - #72 Kevin Cutler, #71 Rodney Mott, #22 Bill Spooner
Attendance - 22091

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Milwaukee 15 30 17 15 77
Chicago 27 17 23 23 90

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Milwaukee 12-18 7-7 5-11 L2
Chicago 20-10 12-3 8-7 W2

Recap

Carlos Boozer had 24 points and nine rebounds and Luol Deng broke out of a slump with 24 points on 9-of-15 shooting as the host Chicago Bulls got the better of the Milwaukee Bucks, 90-77, on Tuesday.

Derrick Rose added 18 points and 12 assists for Chicago, which has won two in a row and 11 of 13.

The Bulls jumped out to a 12-point lead after the first quarter, but the Bucks responded with a big second period, taking a 45-44 lead into the break.

Milwaukee got stuck in a familiar rut in the second half and Chicago took advantage, using an 8-0 run to begin the third period to take control as the Bucks missed their first five shots. Deng scored 11 points in the quarter.

Milwaukee pulled within 71-68 early in the fourth quarter but missed six of its next seven shots as Chicago rebuilt its lead. Rose’s 3-pointer with 3:41 left capped a 12-2 burst and pushed the advantage to 83-70.

John Salmons scored 18 points and Andrew Bogut had 16 rebounds for the Bucks.


 

Top Game Performances

Milwaukee   Chicago
John Salmons 18 Scoring Carlos Boozer 24
Keyon Dooling 6 Assists Derrick Rose 12
Andrew Bogut 16 Rebounds Carlos Boozer 9
Corey Maggette 6 Free Throws Made Luol Deng 5
Keyon Dooling 2 Steals Carlos Boozer 1
Andrew Bogut 4 Blocks Taj Gibson 5

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Milwaukee 77 32.1 5-14 18-25 11 51 7 4 13
Chicago 90 47.4 6-15 12-16 24 42 11 6 12

Upcoming Games

  • Chicago will play their next game at home against New Jersey. The Bulls have a W/L % of .632 after a win and .727 after a loss.
  • Milwaukee will play their next game at home against Dallas. The Bucks have a W/L % of .417 after a win and .389 after a loss.
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