Chicago 112, Cleveland 91

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, March 2, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
Officials - #19 James Capers, #30 John Goble, #28 Tommy Nunez Jr.
Attendance - 20562

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Chicago 30 26 38 18 112
Cleveland 28 16 27 20 91

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chicago 30-8 14-2 16-6 W5
Cleveland 13-21 8-11 5-10 L4

Recap


BULLS 112, CAVALIERS 91: Luol Deng had a season high 24 points and Derrick Rose added 19 points and nine assists in the Bulls’ second easy win at Cleveland this season.

The Cavaliers were forced to play without top rookie Kyrie Irving, who was ill and scratched just before tip-off. It meant the Cavs stood little chance against one of the elite teams in the East.

The Bulls have now crushed the Cavs twice by an average of 30 points.

Deng led a 3-point assault for the Bulls, who made 10 of 20. Deng made all four of his attempts and he and Kyle Korver were a combined 7 of 8 on 3-pointers.

Antawn Jamison had 22 points and Ramon Sessions, filling in for Irving, had 16 points and seven assists for the Cavs.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Cavs have lost four in a row. … The Bulls are 25-0 when leading after the first quarter (14-0 on the road). … Carlos Boozer had 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulls.

Top Game Performances

Chicago   Cleveland
Luol Deng 24 Scoring Antawn Jamison 22
Derrick Rose 9 Assists Daniel Gibson 7
Carlos Boozer 11 Rebounds Tristan Thompson 11
Carlos Boozer 3 Free Throws Made Antawn Jamison 5
Derrick Rose 3 Steals Anthony Parker 2
Ronnie Brewer 1 Blocks Daniel Gibson 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Chicago 112 52.8 10-20 8-12 31 41 2 9 13
Cleveland 91 43.8 9-22 12-16 22 33 5 7 16

Upcoming Games

  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Washington. The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .154 after a win and .524 after a loss.
  • Chicago will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia . The Bulls have a W/L % of .733 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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