The Chicago Bulls would certainly be okay with Friday night's game against the Milwaukee Bucks coming down to a battle of the point guards, but Brandon Jennings out-dueled Derrick Rose in a first half dominated by the two point men. Jennings finished the half with 19 points on 7-11 shooting, and added four rebounds and an assist. Rose was right on his heels with 16 points, but was held to only two assists and no rebounds. Bulls back up point guard C.J. Watson pitched in with eight points, including two makes from downtown. Carlos Boozer also had a solid half, putting up eight points and six rebounds.
As the score would indicate, the half was played evenly, with the Bulls making 21 field goals to the Bucks' 19, and Chicago adding six free throws to Milwaukee's seven. On the boards, the Bulls out-rebounded the Bucks by three.
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