Jazz Roll Bulls, 114-83
The Utah Jazz defeated the host Chicago Bulls, 114-83, at United Center on Saturday. Utah came into this game as a sizable favorite and this final scoreline shows just why. A 33-18 first quarter really set the tone and then a 37-18 second quarter was the dagger. In fact, that allowed the Jazz to lead by at least 28 points for the entirety of the second half. Utah ended up shooting 49 percent from the field and 34 percent from three-point range while holding Chicago to 36 percent from the field and 13 percent from long range. The Jazz also out-rebounded the Bulls, 57-44, and out-assisted them, 27-16. The Jazz (43-30) were led by Rudy Gobert, as he tallied 21 points, 14 rebounds, two assists and four blocks on 9-of-11 from the field. Donovan Mitchell finished with 16 points, eight rebounds and three assists. Joe Ingles accrued 13 points, six rebounds and three assists while Jae Crowder led the bench with 11 points, six rebounds and four assists. The Bulls (21-53) got a double-double from Lauri Markkanen to lead the team, as he amassed 18 points and 10 rebounds. Robin Lopez totaled 10 points and four boards. Shaquille Harrison collected six points, nine rebounds, two assists and two blocks. Cristiano Felicio led the bench with 10 points, six rebounds and two assists. On deck for Utah is a home matchup versus the Phoenix Suns on Monday. As for Chicago, they're off until Tuesday when they travel to face the Toronto Raptors.
Posted on: 3/23/2019 7:11 PM