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Bulls Vs. Kings Score Update: Chicago Leads By Four At The Half

The Chicago Bulls are finally back from a nine-game road trip, but their first game back at the United Center still comes without Derrick Rose. As the reigning MVP continues to rest his sore back, Chicago takes a 56-52 lead against the Sacramento Kings at the United Center.

Carlos Boozer leads the way for Chicago, finishing with 12 points and four rebounds at the half at 6-of-11 shooting. Joakim Noah also had a strong first half, posting 10 points and seven rebounds. John Lucas III (eight points), Kyle Korver (seven points), and Taj Gibson (six points) all contributed off the bench.

The Kings were led by 21-year old man-child DeMarcus Cousins, who continues to prove he's one of the league's rising young stars. Cousins ended the half with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Donte Greene added 10 points for Sacramento off the bench.

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