Chicago 99, Detroit 83

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Officials - #47 Bennie Adams, #28 Tommy Nunez Jr., #58 Zach Zarba
Attendance - 9125

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Chicago 22 29 20 28 99
Detroit 14 21 23 25 83

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chicago 6-1 2-0 4-1 W5
Detroit 2-4 2-2 0-2 L1

Recap


Carlos Boozer scored 19 points and Derrick Rose had 17 points and 10 assists as the visiting Chicago Bulls defeated the Detroit Pistons for the 12th straight time, 99-83 on Wednesday.

Richard Hamilton scored 14 points, Joakim Noah had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Taj Gibson scored 12 points as Chicago (6-1) won its fifth straight contest.

Greg Monroe had 19 points and 13 rebounds for Detroit (2-4).

The Bulls set the tone early by limiting the Pistons to 6-of-26 shooting in the first quarter. Detroit finished at 40.9 percent for the game.

Chicago never trailed and led by as many as 18 in the first half. The Bulls led 61-41 after Hamilton’s hoop with 8:06 left in the third quarter before the Pistons cut their deficit to 13 entering the final quarter.

Detroit was unable to close to within single digits in the fourth quarter.

Jonas Jerebko added 13 points for the Pistons, who last defeated the Bulls early in the 2008-09 campaign.

Top Game Performances

Chicago   Detroit
Carlos Boozer 19 Scoring Greg Monroe 19
Derrick Rose 10 Assists Greg Monroe 5
Joakim Noah 11 Rebounds Greg Monroe 13
Richard Hamilton 3 Free Throws Made Ben Gordon 3
Carlos Boozer 3 Steals Tayshaun Prince 3
Taj Gibson 2 Blocks Greg Monroe 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Chicago 99 52.6 5-12 14-21 31 40 5 6 15
Detroit 83 40.9 1-6 10-12 18 38 1 9 13

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Pistons have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • Chicago will play their next game on the road against Orlando . The Bulls have a W/L % of .833 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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