facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NBA: Chicago 85, Detroit 82

Jan. 23, 2013 at 11:46 PM   |   Comments

CHICAGO, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- A 3-point play by Marco Belinelli with 8 seconds remaining Wednesday boosted Chicago to its fifth win in six games, an 85-82 triumph over Detroit.

The Bulls had a six-point lead heading into the final 4 minutes, but Detroit tied it at 82-82 with 32 seconds to go on a layup by Jason Maxiel.

Chicago worked the ball to Belinelli and his first attempt misfired. Joakim Noah, however, was there to grab the offensive rebound and he got the ball to Belinelli for a layup attempt.

That shot was good and came as he was being fouled by Rodney Stuckey. The ensuing free throw put the Bulls in front by three and they survived a 3-point attempt by Stuckey at the buzzer.

Six Chicago players reached double figures with Jimmy Butler scoring 18 points and Carlos Boozer producing 16.

Brandon Knight led Detroit with 13 points. The Pistons had won their previous two outings.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Ray Rice could return to the NFL within a month Ray Rice could return to the NFL within a month
2
Lorde's song 'Royals' banned by San Francisco radio until World Series Lorde's song 'Royals' banned by San Francisco radio until World Series
3
Seattle news station uses photo of NBA star for Peyton Manning Seattle news station uses photo of NBA star for Peyton Manning
4
UPI horse racing roundup UPI horse racing roundup
5
Peyton Manning breaks record for most touchdown passes Peyton Manning breaks record for most touchdown passes
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback