NBA Game Summary - Chicago at Milwaukee|
(Wednesday, January 30th)
Final Score: Chicago 104, Milwaukee 88
Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) - Nate Robinson scored a game-high 24 points
and Jimmy Butler added 18 as the Chicago Bulls cruised past the Milwaukee
Bucks, 104-88, at Bradley Center.
Luol Deng had 12 points, 13 rebounds and five assists and Joakim Noah chipped
in with 12 points and 12 boards for the Bulls, winners in five of their last
"We slowed them down, stopped them in transition and contested many of their
shots," Butler said. "They started missing and we went down and capitalized."
Ersan Ilyasova scored 18 points and Brandon Jennings scored 15 points and
dished out five assists for the Bucks, who had won five of six entering the
"They played their typical game, they're a big and physical team," said Bucks
coach Jim Boylan. "They pound you, they play a physical brand of basketball
and it took its toll on us tonight."
Chicago led 23-19 after the first 12 minutes before exploding for 32 points in
the second to take a 55-37 lead into the break. Robinson poured in 16 of his
24 points in the period on 7-of-9 shooting.
The Bulls shot 56 percent (14-for-25) from the floor and turned it over just
one time while scoring 11 points off of seven Bucks' giveaways.
Milwaukee, though, outscored the Chicago, 31-24, in the third, to shave the
lead to 79-68 entering the final frame.
The Bucks couldn't get closer than 10 the rest of the way.
Chicago scored 24 points off of 19 Milwaukee turnovers ... The Bulls outscored
the Bucks, 66-40, in the paint ... Taj Gibson had 14 points and nine rebounds
... Samuel Dalembert had 14 points and 13 rebounds in the setback.
01/31 00:30:22 ET