Chicago 132, Sacramento 92

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, March 21, 2011 8:00 PM
Location - United Center, Chicago, Illinois
Officials - #47 Bennie Adams, # Brent Barnaky, #41 Ken Mauer
Attendance - 21873

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Sacramento 28 19 25 20 92
Chicago 34 30 34 34 132

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Sacramento 17-52 9-27 8-25 L1
Chicago 50-19 31-4 19-15 W1

Recap


Derrick Rose collected 18 points and eight assists, and Carlos Boozer returned to the lineup with 16 points and five rebounds as the Chicago Bulls crushed the visiting Sacramento Kings 132-92 on Monday.

Luol Deng scored 17 points and Joakim Noah added 14 and nine boards for the Bulls (50-19), who remained tied with Boston for first in the Eastern Conference.

Chicago shot 61.3 percent from the floor, including 12 of 17 from 3-point range, despite having its starters on the bench in the fourth quarter after building a 98-72 lead through three quarters.

The Kings hung around for the first quarter before the Bulls took off on an 18-6 run to start the second and break the game open. They pushed the lead to 64-47 at the half, led by 12 points from Deng, and shot 65 percent.

Boozer, who had missed the previous five games with a sprained left ankle, finished 6 of 10 from the field in 26 minutes.

Marcus Thornton scored 25 points for Sacramento (17-52), which missed a chance to post back-to-back wins for the first time since the end of January.

Top Game Performances

Sacramento   Chicago
Marcus Thornton 25 Scoring Kyle Korver 18
Beno Udrih 5 Assists Derrick Rose 8
DeMarcus Cousins 8 Rebounds Joakim Noah 9
Marcus Thornton 5 Free Throws Made Luol Deng 6
Marcus Thornton 3 Steals Keith Bogans 3
Francisco Garcia 1 Blocks Joakim Noah 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Sacramento 92 43.2 5-12 23-27 19 34 1 7 22
Chicago 132 61.3 12-17 22-31 34 38 10 16 10

Upcoming Games

  • Chicago will play their next game on the road against Atlanta. The Bulls have a W/L % of .714 after a win and .750 after a loss.
  • Sacramento will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee . The Kings have a W/L % of .118 after a win and .288 after a loss.
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