The Chicago Bulls continued to play well at the offensive end in the second quarter, the Cleveland Cavaliers cooled off considerably, and Chicago extended what was an eight-point lead to start the period to 19 at the break. C.J. Watson leads Chicago with 13 points, while Luol Deng and Carlos Boozer also are in double figures. Boozer led the team with nine rebounds in the half.
The Bulls shot 59.1% in the first half.
Cleveland managed just 18 points in the second quarter and the team's overall shooting percentage slipped below 40%. Kyrie Irving has 13 points on 5-9 shooting and Anderson Varejao added 10 points.