The Chicago Bulls are playing without their two All-Stars tonight against the Washington Wizards, and so far, it's clearly showing. A sloppy first half has mercifully come to an end at the United Center with Chicago trailing Washington 43-39.
Forward Kevin Seraphin leads Washington with 10 points and six rebounds, five of them coming on the offensive end. Washington's starting backcourt of John Wall and Jordan Crawford each finished the half with seven points. Rookie forward Jan Vesely has six points, three rebounds, and two steals for the Wizards at the half.
Carlos Boozer and Richard Hamilton each have nine points for Chicago. Boozer has added six rebounds and has done his offensive damage on 3-of-6 shooting from the field. Taj Gibson, Joakim Noah, and Ronnie Brewer each have four points for Chicago.
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