Ben Couch · (@viewfromcouch)
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CHICAGO—Joakim Noah had 12 points and 10 rebounds, and helped force a key turnover Saturday night as the Chicago Bulls held off the Brooklyn Nets 83-82.
Deron Williams missed a jumper with five seconds for the Nets that would've tied it. Chicago won for the fifth time in six games.
Noah and Luol Deng trapped Joe Johnson late in the game, resulting in one of Brooklyn's 18 turnovers. Deng turned the mistake into a basket that tied it at 79.
Read the full AP Game Recap on NBA.com.
Point guard Deron Williams (5-13 FGs, 10-13 FTs) led the Nets with 24 points, also dishing out 5 assists in 36 minutes...Joe Johnson scored 9 of his 16 points in the 4th quarter, shooting 4-of-8 in the period (7-16 overall)...After reaching the end of a scheduled six-minute burst, Brook Lopez was removed from the game with the Nets up six, not returning until the final 90 seconds, when the Bulls had closed to two points.
|G · Deron Williams||G · Joe Johnson||F · Gerald Wallace||F · Reggie Evans||C · Brook Lopez|
Brook Lopez (mild sprain, right foot) is DAY-TO-DAY.
|G · Nate Robinson||G · Marco Belinelli||F · Luol Deng||F · Carlos Boozer||C · Joakim Noah|
Richard Hamilton (Torn Plantar Fascia – Left Foot) is DAY-TO-DAY.
Kirk Hinrich (Left Knee) is DAY-TO-DAY.
Derrick Rose (Left Knee) is OUT.
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|18 PTS, 10 REB
8-17 FGs, 2 BLK