How would the Bulls handle the Wizards after the previous game?
The Bulls have won six straight against the Wizards which should be motivation enough to try and keep the streak going.
Derrick Rose looked tired late in the game against Miami and had everybody hoping that he would be back at his usual high level of play against the Wizards.
D Rose had a terrific night and scored a season-high 35 points – he was 14-for-15 from the foul line. Carlos Boozer did tip in with 18 points, and Kyle Korver added 17 points to help lead the Chicago Bulls over the Wizards in a 98-88 victory Monday night.
The Bulls were never behind the Wizards at any point of the game. The Wizards never got cloaser than eight in the second half.
Chicago improved to 18-5 and is the leading team in the Estern Conference.
The Bulls never trailed, and led by 51-40 at halftime. They doubled their lead to 22 in the third quarter, and easily held off the Wizards, who never got closer than eight in the second half. Chicago is 18-5, and has the best record in the Eastern Conference.
Joakim Noah made 14 points, 13 rebounds.