Chicago 107, Toronto 105

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Officials - #35 Kane Fitzgerald, #48 Scott Foster, #50 Olandis Poole
Attendance - 18674

Final Scoring Summary

Final OT 1 2 3 4 X T
Chicago 29 23 27 21 7 107
Toronto 22 22 29 27 5 105

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chicago 22-15 11-10 11-5 W2
Toronto 14-25 10-9 4-16 L3

Recap


Bulls 107, Raptors 105 (OT): Carlos Boozer scored 25 of his season-high 36 points in the first half and Luol Deng drilled a step-back jumper with 3.3 seconds remaining in overtime as visiting Chicago defeated Toronto for the eighth time in nine meetings.

Boozer shot 16-for-24 from the field and finished with 12 rebounds to collect his Eastern Conference-leading 21st double-double and ninth in 10 games. Deng had 19 points and Joakim Noah recorded 16 and 14 boards for the Bulls, who have won four straight and nine of 11 on the road.

Alan Anderson had 27 points before fouling out for the first time in his NBA career. Kyle Lowry added 26 points for the Raptors, who have dropped three in a row after winning 10 of their previous 13.

In the extra session, Marco Belinelli split a pair of free throws to give Chicago a 105-103 lead. Lowry countered by drilling a jumper to knot it up with eight seconds left, but Deng answered from 18 feet to hand Toronto another heartbreaking overtime loss.

After Richard Hamilton capped a personal 11-point run with a pair of 3-pointers to give the Bulls a 76-57 advantage, Toronto countered with a 12-1 burst before whittling a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Bulls G Kirk Hinrich fouled out with 2 1/2 minutes to go, and F Taj Gibson followed with 12 seconds left in regulation. Anderson exited with 54 seconds remaining in overtime. ... Chicago owned a 28-12 edge in points in the paint at halftime. ... Hamilton scored 13 points in the third quarter - and just two in the other three periods combined.

Top Game Performances

Chicago   Toronto
Carlos Boozer 36 Scoring Alan Anderson 27
Luol Deng 7 Assists Kyle Lowry 7
Joakim Noah 14 Rebounds Amir Johnson 10
Marco Belinelli 6 Free Throws Made Kyle Lowry 8
Kirk Hinrich 3 Steals Amir Johnson 2
Luol Deng 1 Blocks Ed Davis 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Chicago 107 45.3 3-11 26-36 26 46 2 7 14
Toronto 105 44.7 6-16 23-32 20 43 5 6 13

Upcoming Games

  • Toronto will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Raptors have a W/L % of .467 after a win and .292 after a loss.
  • Chicago will play their next game on the road against Boston . The Bulls have a W/L % of .455 after a win and .800 after a loss.