Chicago 95, Milwaukee 87

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, March 26, 2011 8:30 PM
Location - Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Officials - #72 Kevin Cutler, #29 Steve Javie, #59 Gary Zielinski
Attendance - 18717

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Chicago 21 23 25 26 95
Milwaukee 25 23 26 13 87

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chicago 53-19 32-4 21-15 W4
Milwaukee 29-43 19-19 10-24 L1

Recap


Derrick Rose had 30 points and a season-high 17 assists and took over down the stretch as the Chicago Bulls defeated the host Milwaukee Bucks 95-87 on Saturday.

Rose made the go-ahead layup with 1:53 to play and added two straight jumpers as Chicago (53-19) scored the final 12 points of the contest.

John Salmons scored 25 points and Carlos Delfino added 23 for Milwaukee (29-43).

The Bucks didn’t make a field-goal after Andrew Bogut’s dunk gave them an 83-79 lead with 5:01 to play. Delfino’s two free throws with 2:55 left were Milwaukee’s final points.

Carlos Boozer had 14 points and 11 rebounds and Joakim Noah had 12 and 11 rebounds for the Bulls, who won for the 12th time in 13 games and moved 2 1/2 games ahead of Boston in the race for top seed in the Eastern Conference.

Milwaukee started the second half with a 12-1 run to take a 60-45 advantage. Salmons scored 10 of the points and his 13-footer gave the Bucks a 15-point lead with 7:43 left in the quarter.

The Bucks led by 11 after Brandon Jennings’ basket with 1:37 left in the quarter, but Chicago responded with a 13-2 run to tie the score at 76 on C.J. Watson’s 3-pointer with 7:13 remaining.

Top Game Performances

Chicago   Milwaukee
Derrick Rose 30 Scoring John Salmons 25
Derrick Rose 17 Assists Brandon Jennings 5
Carlos Boozer 11 Rebounds Andrew Bogut 9
Derrick Rose 12 Free Throws Made John Salmons 7
Ronnie Brewer 2 Steals John Salmons 2
Omer Asik 1 Blocks Andrew Bogut 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Chicago 95 50.0 3-14 20-27 21 47 3 4 12
Milwaukee 87 39.2 6-14 19-21 17 37 7 5 11

Upcoming Games

  • Milwaukee will play their next game on the road against Charlotte. The Bucks have a W/L % of .379 after a win and .419 after a loss.
  • Chicago will play their next game at home against Philadelphia. The Bulls have a W/L % of .731 after a win and .750 after a loss.
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