National Basketball Association
Chicago 93, Milwaukee 86
When: 9:00 PM ET, Saturday, November 24, 2012
Where: BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Officials: #75 Eric Dalen, #42 Eric Lewis, #14 Ed Malloy
Attendance: 14812

Bulls 93, Bucks 86: Carlos Boozer had 22 points and 19 rebounds while Richard Hamilton also scored 22 points as visiting Chicago snapped its three-game losing streak by taking the opener of a home-and-home set.

Luol Deng contributed 14 points and eight boards for the Bulls, who completed a 2-3 road trip with their ninth consecutive victory over the Bucks.

Brandon Jennings scored a game-high 23 points and Monta Ellis added 17 for Milwaukee, which has lost three games in a row overall and five straight home meetings with Chicago. Jennings was helped off the court with 23 seconds left in the fourth quarter with an ankle injury.

In a game that was tight throughout, Nate Robinson hit a jump shot with 4:45 remaining in the fourth to snap an 81-81 tie and put Chicago ahead for good. The teams traded baskets until Boozer's dunk with 29.8 seconds left gave the Bulls an 89-85 advantage.

Hamilton and Joakim Noah each buried a pair of free throws in the waning seconds to seal the victory.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Hamilton scored 11 of his 22 points in the first quarter, while Jennings recorded 13 of his 23 in the same period. ... Ellis had only five points in the second half. ... Both clubs struggled from 3-point range, combining to make only 7 of 33 shots.

Top Game Performances
Chicago   Milwaukee
Carlos Boozer 22 Scoring Brandon Jennings 23
Joakim Noah 5 Assists Brandon Jennings 7
Carlos Boozer 19 Rebounds Larry Sanders 8
Richard Hamilton 10 Free Throws Made Monta Ellis 3
Nate Robinson 2 Steals Brandon Jennings 5
Carlos Boozer 1 Blocks Larry Sanders 4
Team Stats Summary
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Chicago 93 39.0 4-16 25-26 17 54 2 4 16
Milwaukee 86 43.2 3-17 7-10 20 40 10 10 10
Upcoming Games
  • Milwaukee will play their next game on the road against Chicago. The Bucks have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • Chicago will play their next game at home against Milwaukee. The Bulls have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.