Chicago 108, New York 101

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, January 11, 2013 8:00 PM
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Officials - #17 Joe Crawford, #26 Pat Fraher, #58 Josh Tiven
Attendance - 19033

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Chicago 29 28 25 26 108
New York 18 18 24 41 101

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chicago 20-14 10-9 10-5 W1
New York 23-13 13-5 10-8 L3

Recap


Bulls 108, Knicks 101:
Luol Deng scored 21 of his season-high 33 points in the first half and Carlos Boozer added 17 as visiting Chicago beat New York for the fourth straight time.

Deng finished 13-of-18 from the field for the Bulls, who have won four of five overall. Richard Hamilton scored 14 points and Taj Gibson and Marco Belinelli each added 12  off the bench.

Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 39 points to go with eight rebounds and five assists for the Knicks after missing Thursday's loss to Indiana while serving a one-game suspension. Tyson Chandler grabbed 18 rebounds for New York, which has dropped three straight for the first time all season. 

The Bulls ran out to a double-digit lead in the first eight minutes and cruised from there. They never trailed and took a 57-36 lead into halftime before coasting to the finish. 

Chicago led 101-80 with less than four minutes left, but the Knicks used a 41-point fourth quarter to claw back within five before running out of time.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Knicks dropped to 4-4 in the second game of back-to-back sets and lost both ends for the first time this season. … The Bulls improved to 10-5 on the road, including a 9-1 mark against Eastern Conference teams. … Anthony started the game 1-for-10 from the field but finished 14-for-32, including 4-for-9 from 3-point range. 

Top Game Performances

Chicago   New York
Luol Deng 33 Scoring Carmelo Anthony 39
Kirk Hinrich 7 Assists Pablo Prigioni 8
Joakim Noah 8 Rebounds Tyson Chandler 18
Marco Belinelli 5 Free Throws Made Carmelo Anthony 7
Kirk Hinrich 3 Steals Pablo Prigioni 3
Joakim Noah 4 Blocks Carmelo Anthony 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Chicago 108 57.4 5-11 25-34 26 39 6 8 18
New York 101 41.1 11-22 16-23 17 41 3 11 12

Upcoming Games

  • New York will play their next game at home against New Orleans. The Knicks have a W/L % of .625 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Chicago will play their next game at home against Phoenix. The Bulls have a W/L % of .450 after a win and .786 after a loss.