Boozer Paces Bulls in Win
Boozer had a season-high 31 points and 11 rebounds, Luol Deng scored 23 points
and the Chicago Bulls hung on to beat the Orlando Magic 96-94 last night.
Taj Gibson added 21 points and 10
rebounds for the Bulls, who played without center Joakim Noah. Chicago was
out-rebounded 37-34 in Noah's absence but exploited an injury-plagued Magic
front court, outscoring them 42-32 in the paint.
Jameer Nelson missed a leaning
jumper in the closing seconds that would have tied it, sending Orlando to its
seventh straight loss overall and fifth in a row at home.
Nelson returned to the lineup after missing two
games with a sore hip and scored a season-high 32 points. Nik Vucevic finished
with 20 points and 12 rebounds, and Arron Afflalo added 19 points for the
See other LocalSports news:Post 128 State Run Is Over
Tee off at the 36th RLC Foundation Golf Outing Sept. 15
SuperSonics 12U Concludes Successful Season
Post 128 Falls In State Opener, Return To Action Today
Sale loses in White Sox return, Chapman saves Cubs' 3-1 win