Washington, DC (Sports Network) – Carlos Boozer rounded out his big night with a key basket in the final minute, and led the streaking Chicago Bulls to an 87-80 victory over the Washington Wizards.
Boozer finished with 30 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists for the Bulls, who have won two in a row and nine of 10. The only loss during that stretch was last Saturday’s 100-99 setback to the Clippers.
Derrick Rose ended with 25 points, but shot only 9-of-21 and missed all six of his three-point attempts.
Nick Young scored 22 points to lead the Wizards, who were coming off Monday’s win against Charlotte but lost for the eighth time in their last nine games. Kirk Hinrich provided 19 points and nine assists for Washington.