End of serie @ Chicago

After a match marked by clumsiness of both teams (35.6% on penalties against 34.1% for Chicago to Los Angeles), it was the Bulls who have the opportunity to win over a small score 83- 80. Despite the return of the Clippers in the last quarter, the Bulls held their 12th win of the season.

The first Quarter is balanced (23-24), even if Luc Mbah a Moute (21 ‘, 5 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist) gives 8-point lead to 11-19 Clippers.

 

On their good momentum, the Bulls enchainent a 13-0 early in the second quarter, the Clippers do not fall any basket before 5 minutes.Chicago is 36-24 front and maintains his lead until the break 44-35, with a 21-11 in twelve minutes.

The face of the exchange not match after the break, LA failing to reverse the trend ( 20-19 in the third quarter-time). Chicago started the final period with 10 points ahead 64-54. Los Angeles then managed to equalize 66-66 on a beautiful series 12-2, and 3 points for successful Rivers, Johnson and Smith. Quickly, Chicago gets the 76-69 and 83-77 to advance 46 seconds of the term. Johnson validates a 3 points back to 83-80 with 30 seconds, but Chicago will monitor the final moments and Chris Paul will miss his last attempt to 3 points.

The Clippers recorded their 10th defeat of the season (13 victories) and attempt to forge ahead Saturday in Brooklyn Nets, 14th Conf East.

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