Chicago 95, Charlotte 89

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 21, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - United Center, Chicago, Illinois
Officials - #10 Ron Garretson, #52 Scott Twardoski, #33 Zach Zarba
Attendance - 21861

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Charlotte 23 20 26 20 89
Chicago 27 23 30 15 95

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Charlotte 3-13 2-6 1-7 L3
Chicago 15-3 7-0 8-3 W3

Recap


Carlos Boozer scored 23 points and Luol Deng had 22 as the undermanned Chicago Bulls stayed perfect at home with a 95-89 victory over Charlotte on Saturday night.

Derrick Rose sat out against the Bobcats, the fourth straight game the NBA’s reigning MVP has missed because of a sprained left big toe.

The Bulls (15-3) also were missing Joakim Noah (ankle), Taj Gibson (ankle) and John Lucas (groin). Noah was a late scratch after rolling his left ankle in a win at Cleveland
 
Richard Hamilton scored 20 for Chicago, which improved to 7-0 at United Center. Boozer had nine rebounds and Deng eight.

C.J. Watson had 11 points and nine assists while Omer Asik had 15 rebounds in his first start. Mike James came off the bench to add nine points and 10 assists.

Gerald Henderson led the Bobcats (3-13) with 22 points and nine rebounds. Byron Mullens, taking advantage of no Noah in the middle, had 17 points and five rebounds.

Top Game Performances

Charlotte   Chicago
Gerald Henderson 22 Scoring Carlos Boozer 23
D.J. Augustin 3 Assists Mike James 10
Gerald Henderson 9 Rebounds Omer Asik 15
Gerald Henderson 4 Free Throws Made Carlos Boozer 3
Matt Carroll 1 Steals Omer Asik 3
Tyrus Thomas 3 Blocks Omer Asik 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Charlotte 89 47.3 2-11 17-23 18 44 5 4 16
Chicago 95 47.1 6-15 9-15 26 37 3 11 8

Upcoming Games

  • Chicago will play their next game at home against New Jersey. The Bulls have a W/L % of .800 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against New Jersey . The Bobcats have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .231 after a loss.
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