Matchups just not there in Chicago

December, 12, 2012
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Greenberg By Jon Greenberg
ESPNChicago.com
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CHICAGO -- Perusing the box score, a reporter looked at the Chicago Bulls' 50 percent shooting on 3-pointers, thought back to all of the Los Angeles Clippers' lob plays and had a sobering thought about the Bulls: This looked like a mid-major college team playing a ranked team and it ain't March Madness.

Facing a bigger, faster, stronger team, the Bulls could shoot 3s, rely on their ThibsBall defense and pray Blake Griffin would stick to missing long 2-pointers.

It didn’t work. The better team won Tuesday night, 94-89, and that team wasn’t the Bulls.

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Jon Greenberg

Columnist, ESPNChicago.com
Jon Greenberg is a columnist for ESPNChicago.com. He has lived and worked in Chicago since 2003, and is a graduate of Ohio University and the University of Chicago.

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TEAM LEADERS

POINTS
Derrick Rose
PTS AST STL MIN
15.9 4.3 0.5 31.1
OTHER LEADERS
ReboundsJ. Noah 11.3
AssistsJ. Noah 5.4
StealsJ. Butler 1.9
BlocksJ. Noah 1.5