Chicago – On the second night of a back-to-back, there was no Rondo leading his troops or DJ Augustin going off for 33 points. Instead it was Mike Dunleavy going 7-for-12 on the way to a, 94-80, Bulls victory over the Celtics, their second straight win in two days.
The United Center witnessed a great back and fourth for three quarters. Boston kept Augustin in check, and it was effective, he went 1-for-9 scoring just four points. But the guard found other ways to get involved which included dishing out 11 assists to his trigger-happy teammates. In the end, five Bulls finished in double-figures and Dunleavy led the pack with 22 points.
Joakim Noah added 19 points, 11 rebounds and Jimmy Butler chipped in 18. Carlos Boozer scored 16 points and Taj Gibson had a double-double; 14 points and 11 boards in the win.