Memphis 96, Chicago 99

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, March 25, 2011 8:00 PM
Location - United Center, Chicago, Illinois
Officials - #17 Joe Crawford, # Josh Tiven, #40 Leon Wood
Attendance - 22274

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Memphis 22 24 27 23 96
Chicago 21 28 25 25 99

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Memphis 40-33 25-10 15-23 L1
Chicago 52-19 32-4 20-15 W3

Recap


Derrick Rose scored 24 points and Luol Deng added 23 as the Chicago Bulls recorded a 99-96 victory over the visiting Memphis Grizzlies on Friday.

Rose hit two go-ahead free throws with 2:17 to play and added a three-point play with 10.8 seconds left to help Chicago (52-19) win for the 11th time in 12 games.

Mike Conley missed a last-second 3-point attempt for Memphis (40-33), which had a three-game winning streak snapped.

Carlos Boozer added 12 points and nine rebounds for the Bulls, who increased their lead to two games over the Boston Celtics in the race for top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.

Zach Randolph scored 16 points, Marc Gasol had 14 points and 11 rebounds and Tony Allen scored 13 for the Grizzlies.

Memphis led 91-88 after O.J. Mayo’s 3-pointer with 4:39 remaining, but the Bulls responded with a 10-2 run that was capped by Rose’s 3-point play.

The Grizzlies led by eight late in the second quarter after Randolph scored five points during a 9-0 run. But Chicago countered with a 12-1 run to finish the half, taking the lead on back-to-back 3-pointers by Deng. Rose’s basket with one second left gave the Bulls a 49-46 halftime edge.

Top Game Performances

Memphis   Chicago
Zach Randolph 16 Scoring Derrick Rose 24
Mike Conley 6 Assists Derrick Rose 7
Marc Gasol 11 Rebounds Carlos Boozer 9
Leon Powe 9 Free Throws Made Derrick Rose 12
Mike Conley 3 Steals Carlos Boozer 2
Darrell Arthur 3 Blocks Taj Gibson 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Memphis 96 49.3 2-15 22-30 24 32 8 8 10
Chicago 99 41.5 6-17 25-31 19 45 2 5 15

Upcoming Games

  • Chicago will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee. The Bulls have a W/L % of .725 after a win and .750 after a loss.
  • Memphis will play their next game at home against San Antonio. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .585 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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