Chicago Bulls Pummel, Then Destroy Philadelphia 76ers and Notes from the Web

December 22nd, 2010 by Kelly Scaletta Leave a reply »
It was almost like the Chicago Bulls wanted to make the 76ers pay for the sins of the Los Angeles Clippers. They came out strong and constantly pushed the first half. At half the lead was already 18 points, but then things go serious. The Bulls stepped up the pressure even more in the second half, and by the time the dust settled it was the worst beating the Bulls had ever delivered to Philadelphia. 

The amazing thing was, that the game wasn't as close as the score might indicate. The Bulls played with the far side of their bench for most of the fourth quarter, and prior to that the lead was extended past 50.

The Bulls dominated in every aspect of the game, leading in fastbreak points by 28-9. In spite of missing their starting center, Joakim Noah, and his replacement, Taj Gibson, the Bulls outscored the 76ers in the paint by a margin of 52-26. They shot 64.5 percent from the field to Philadelphia's 35 percent. Coming into the game the 76ers were second in the NBA in opponent's field goal percentage. 

Chicago has shown consistent improvement through the season and this game was the best, most complete effort yet. They yielded ...

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