LaVine scores 37, Bulls rally to beat Pistons – (Chicago, IL) Zach LaVine scored 37 points including 24 in the second half to lead the Bulls from a 25 point deficit over the Pistons 105-102.
Disappointing First half
Detroit jumped on top of Chicago early leading by as many as twenty-five points in the first half and leading 61-43 at halftime. Jerami Grant had a big first half for the Pistons with 18 points.
LaVine scored 14 points in the third to cut the lead to four as Chicago went on an 18-4 run in the quarter. The Bulls outscored the Pistons 27-12 and closed the gap to three at end of third.
Grant Has Career Night
Chicago survived a monster second half from Grant as he had a career night. Grant finished with 43 points and led all scores in the game. Saddiq Bey and Delon Wright both added 12 points for the Pistons.
Chicago’s rally was too much for Detroit to overcome. They outscored the Pistons 35-29 in the fourth quarter, with LaVine making all the plays down the stretch. In addition to his 37 points, he had 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Wendell Carter Jr played well with 18 points. Patrick Williams chipped in with 15 points and 5 rebounds.
Chicago (12-15) is in 9th place in the Eastern Conference, and will have their hands full as they travel to Philadelphia to face Joel Embiid and 76ers Friday night.
Detroit (8-20) currently at the bottom of the conference, and one of the worst teams in league will travel to Memphis to play the Grizzlies Friday night.
LaVine scores 37, Bulls rally to beat Pistons