Bulls Come from Behind Again and take down the Lakers at home

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Shooting Guard Alex Caruso scored 12 points and got 2 rebounds as well as one assist as the Chicago Bulls (12-17) defeated the Los Angeles Lakers (15-13) at the United Center 124-108.

The Chicago Bulls come into this game after a dominant, close win against the Philadelphia 76ers 108-104 with Point Guard Coby White producing quite a performance with 24 points, 8 rebounds, and 9 assists. The Lakers enter this matchup after a close loss to the New York Knicks, with the game ending 114-109.

The Bulls were victorious last time out when these teams faced each other ruining the party of Lebron James in his return from injury, as the Bulls beat the Lakers 118-108. This time was no different as the Bulls were the best of the two sides and walked off the court with a win.

Chicago Bulls Win! The First Half produced a comeback and a lack of defensive composition for the Bulls

The first quarter ended with a a good lead of 33-22 in favor of the Bulls, but the quarter didn’t start the quarter in the right way. The Laker lead the quarter early on 9-7, but it wasn’t until Caruso’s 26-foot three-point jumper that made the game 9-10 and gave the Bulls the confidence to go more offensively and stay compact defensively which allowed them to score more and end the quarter leading. The second quarter was no different as their confidence was shown with 28 points, but although the players were clinical in putting baskets in they fell a little in their defensive capabalities letting in 33 points, with Shooting Forward Lebron James showing his talent once again and producing a total of 15 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists to end the half with the score ending 61-55.

Chicago Bulls Win! The Bulls completed their win

In the third quarter the Bulls improved their defensive capabilities and once again showed their offensive power ending the quarter 29-23. In the third quarter Shooting Forward Demar Rozan had the best performance with 10 points, 2 rebounds, and 2 assists. While the Laker’s main performer of the quarter was Shooting Forward Cam Reddish with 7 points and 3 rebounds; the total score ended 90-78. The fourth quarter confirmed the win of a dominant offensive showing of 124-108, but the fourth quarter end score of 34-30 showed a tight end to the match.

What’s Next?

The Bulls will look to continue their two-game unbeaten run as they once again play away against the San Antonio Spurs at the Frost Bank Center tomorrow December 21st at 7 pm central.

The Lakers will look to quickly recover and get back to winning ways as they face the Minnesota Timberwolves at home at Crypto.com Arena tomorrow December 21st at 8:00 pm central.

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