Brandon Ingram finishes with 29 points and 11 assists as Pels beat Bulls 123-108 at home. The Bulls fell behind early and were behind for most of the game. At the 8:21 mark in the 1st quarter, the Bulls went on a 6-0 run setting the score at 8-10. The score was 23-21 after Brandon Ingram missed a jump shot to finish out the 1st quarter.
Nickeil Alexander-Walker made a three-pointer from a Ball assist extending the New-Orleans Pelicans 7 point lead, a key play at the 8:07 mark in the 2nd quarter. At the 6:54 mark in the 2nd quarter, the Bulls went on an 11-1 run setting the score at 34-36.
Redick scored a three-pointer from Brandon Ingram assist giving the Pelicans the lead, a big play with 4:38 left in the 2nd quarter. Redick scored a big three-point bucket, assisted by Ball, cutting the Pels deficit to only 3 points, with 1:46 left in the 2nd quarter.
Dunn missed a jump shot as the score was 48-48 to finish out the 2nd quarter. At the 10:28 mark in the 3rd quarter, Kris Dunn made a three-pointer from a Thaddeus Young assist extending the Bulls 6 point lead. Ingram scored a three-pointer from Redick assist giving the Pelicans the lead, a big play at the 9:28 mark in the 3rd quarter. At the 10:15 mark in the 3rd quarter,
Pelicans went on a 15-3 run fueled by 9 points by Brandon Ingram to set the score at 65-59. At the 6:33 mark in the 3rd quarter, Thaddeus Young scored a big three-point bucket, assisted by White, cutting the Bulls deficit to only 1 point.
Redick made a three-pointer from a Moore assist extending the Pels 10 point lead, a big play with 3:01 left in the 3rd quarter. To finish out the 3rd quarter White was blocked attempting a layup as the score was 92-75. The Bulls tried to get back into the game in the 4th quarter.
The Bulls went on an 11-3 run at the 11:30 mark in the 4th quarter, in a 3-minute span making it 98-86. With 5:29 left in the 4th quarter, the Pels went on a 17-5 run setting the score at 121-100. The score was 123-108 at the end of the game after Arcidiacono scored a big three-point bucket, assisted by Shaquille Harrison, cutting the Chicago Bulls deficit to only 15 points.
For the Pels: Brandon Ingram contributed 29 points (7-of-19 FG), 11 assists and 8 rebounds. JJ Redick contributed 24 points (7-of-14 FG) and 6 threes made. Jaxson Hayes contributed 14 points (7-of-10 from the field) and 12 rebounds. Derrick Favors contributed 12 points (5-of-6 FG) and 9 rebounds.
Nickeil Alexander-Walker had 11 points (4-of-8 FG) and 6 assists. Josh Hart contributed 13 points (4-of-8 from the field) and 6 rebounds. Notable players for the Bulls: Zach LaVine had 32 points (13-of-24 from the field), 6 assists and 5 rebounds. Thaddeus Young contributed 18 points (7-of-16 shooting) and 6 rebounds. Kris Dunn contributed 15 points (6-of-11 shooting) and 7 assists. Lauri Markkanen contributed 14 points (4-of-13 shooting). Both teams were mostly healthy.
This is the first time these teams meet this season. The Bulls are in a slump losing all of their last 5 games. Buy now NBA tickets at TickPick, with no extra fees.Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.