Chicago 110, New Jersey 95

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, January 23, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - United Center, Chicago, Illinois
Officials - #70 Brent Barnaky, #35 Kane Fitzgerald, #73 Ed Malloy
Attendance - 21572

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Jersey 18 25 25 27 95
Chicago 28 31 26 25 110

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Jersey 5-13 2-5 3-8 L1
Chicago 16-3 8-0 8-3 W4

Recap


Richard Hamilton scored a season-high 22 points and the Chicago Bulls extended their winning streak to four games with a 110-95 victory over the visiting New Jersey Nets on Monday night.

Reigning MVP Derrick Rose returned from a four-game injury absence to add 22 points as Chicago improved to a league-best 16-3 and remained unbeaten (8-0) at home.

Bulls center Joakim Noah, who sat out his last game due to injury, added 16 points and 10 rebounds to help the Bulls control the backboards 43-32.

Reserve Jordan Farmar scored 22 points and point guard Deron Williams had his second straight double-double with 16 points and 10 assists for the Nets, who were playing their third game in as many nights.

Despite playing without forward Luol Deng (wrist), the Bulls shot 57.3 percent (43 of 75) from the floor.

Noah scored eight of his 16 points during a third-quarter flurry to extend Chicago's 59-43 halftime lead to 68-47.

Shawne Williams hit a pair of 3-pointers to pull New Jersey within a dozen points, but Hamilton knocked down two from beyond the arc to build the lead to 85-68 entering the fourth.

Top Game Performances

New Jersey   Chicago
Jordan Farmar 22 Scoring Richard Hamilton 22
Deron Williams 10 Assists Richard Hamilton 10
Kris Humphries 6 Rebounds Joakim Noah 10
Jordan Farmar 5 Free Throws Made Joakim Noah 6
Sundiata Gaines 2 Steals Carlos Boozer 2
Kris Humphries 1 Blocks Carlos Boozer 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Jersey 95 48.1 7-19 14-21 23 32 1 3 11
Chicago 110 57.3 7-19 17-23 33 43 4 3 10

Upcoming Games

  • Chicago will play their next game at home against Indiana. The Bulls have a W/L % of .812 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • New Jersey will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia . The Nets have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .385 after a loss.
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