Chicago Defeats Cleveland 115-86 - Recap
The battle between the Bulls and Cavaliers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Cleveland was handed a 115-86 defeat on Friday at Quicken Loans Arena.
Chicago won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 183.5.
Chicago got 19 points from Carlos Boozer and another 19 points from Richard Hamilton. Nate Robinson contributed 12 assists, while Carlos Boozer cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Cleveland got 15 points from Kyrie Irving in a losing cause and another 12 points from Anderson Varejao. Donald Sloan contributed 5 assists for the Cavaliers, while Anderson Varejao had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Chicago were victorious, as the score was 60-35 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 41 boards, while Cleveland only had 33.
Chicago heads into a battle against the Hornets. Cleveland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Milwaukee.