Chicago Bulls Get Hammered by New Jersey Nets, 97-85

February 18th, 2012 by Kelly Scaletta Leave a reply »
Apparently the Chicago Bulls decided to take Saturday off. Playing perhaps their worst game in the Tom Thibodeau era, they were awful. The team with the NBA's best record lost to the eight win—well now nine win—New Jersey Nets where they were outplayed in every aspect of the game. 

Deron Williams scored 27 points and had seven assists. Kris Humphries scored a career high 21 points and added 17 rebounds as the Nets clobbered the Bulls 97-85. 

The Bulls, trailing by 15 at the half, came out in the third quarter and posted a whopping 11 points to make sure that they wouldn't have much of a chance in the fourth quarter. Not that it mattered as they weren't really hitting anything in the fourth quarter either. 

It wasn't a great game by the Nets, though Humphries played well in spite of the boos that were greeting him every time he scored or grabbed a board, which got to be a lot of booing. MarShon Brooks played pretty well when he took time off from his constant complaining to score. 

The Nets didn't need to play great to win the game though, as the Bulls were just playing awful. They shot a miserable .393 from ...

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