The Chicago Bulls defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 100-68 on Tuesday night on the road without Derrick Rose or Luol Deng in the lineup. The win moves the Bulls to a league-best 47-15, while Charlotte falls to a league-worst 7-54.
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Shooting guard Richard Hamilton scored 22 points with six assists on 9-of-13 shooting. Center Joakim Noah finished with 12 points and five rebounds on 5-of-6 shooting from the floor. Carlos Boozer had 10 points, seven rebounds, and four assists. John Lucas III had 12 points on 5-of-11 shooting for Chicago off the bench. Omer Asik added nine points and 15 rebounds. Taj Gibson had nine points, 12 rebounds and two blocks.
Rookie guard Kemba Walker had 16 points and five assists to lead the Bobcats. Forward Derrick Brown had 14 points for Charlotte.
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