[Guide] The Chicago Bulls challenged the undefeated Pacers in an away game, and finally lost 80-97 to their opponents. The Indiana Pacers continued to win
Leading the league with five undefeated games.
On November 7th, , the Indiana Pacers challenged the Chicago Bulls at home. The Pacers are currently the only undefeated team in the league. Therefore, whether the Bulls can stop the Pacers in this game has become everyone’s concern.
And before the season, the Pacers also had some war of words with the Bulls. Both sides believed that the other party was not their competitor, and this game will be to test who is better.
In the end, the Chicago Bulls lost to the Pacers 80-97.
Indiana Pacers: The team’s newly promoted core Paul George scored 21 points and 6 rebounds, David West scored 17 points and 13 rebounds, Hibbert scored 8 points, 10 rebounds and 5 blocks, Tiffin
Sen got 15 respectively.
CJ-Watson also scored 11 points.
Luis Scola, who came off the bench, had a burst of prowess in the second half and finally scored 12 points.
Chicago Bulls: Derrick Rose had 17 points and 2 assists, Luol Deng had 17 points, and Joakim Noah had 4 points but 8 rebounds.
Substitute Kirk Hinrich had 12 points and 5 assists.
In the first quarter of the game, the Bulls in the away game took the lead. Rose hit consecutive jump shots and made a three-pointer, making a 9-4 start.
Watson and West teamed up to score 8 points, George hit a three-pointer, and the Pacers responded to the 13-2 attack wave.
At 3 minutes and 45 seconds, the Pacers led by 6 points 17-11.
Dunleavy and Deng hit jumpers, Scola made a layup on the line, Hinrich hit the buzzer, and the Bulls trailed 19-25 at the end of the first quarter.
At the beginning of the second quarter, Deng and Gibson started the Bulls’ counterattack. The two teamed up and scored 12 points. On the contrary, the Pacers’ offense was misfired, and the Bulls took the opportunity to play a 14-2 spurt.
Halfway through this section, the Bulls took a 33-27 lead.
The Pacers came back from the timeout and began to find their touch. Johnson scored 4 points in a row, Boozer hit a jumper, Rose broke through and caused a foul, and the Bulls led 43-37 after halftime.
George led the team to a 10-2 spurt to start the second half. Afterwards, the two sides led each other. George hit a three-pointer and West made a jumper.
At 3 minutes and 35 seconds, the Pacers led by 5 points 58-53.
Hinrich made a free throw, George also hit a free throw, Sloan hit a three-pointer, and the Pacers continued to expand the score.
Hinrich returned a three-pointer, Deng made a three-pointer and Chen Gong, the Bulls chased for 7 points in a row, and at the end of the third quarter, the Pacers led by one point 63-62.
In the fourth quarter, the two sides began to enter the decisive game. Deng Levy hit a three-pointer, Deng made two jumpers, and the Bulls began to overtake the score.
Stephenson found his touch and hit consecutive three-pointers, Scola scored six points in a row, and the Pacers hit a 16-3 spurt.
At 4 minutes and 15 seconds, the Pacers led 83-72, Hinrich hit a three-pointer, Rose caused a foul, and the Bulls narrowed the gap.
George started a personal attack, causing consecutive kills, and West and Stephenson also hit in the attack.
With little time left, the Bulls fell behind by a big score and replaced the main force. In the end, the Pacers defeated the Bulls 97-80.
Continue to lead the league with an undefeated record.