A 32-25 advantage in the 2nd led Chicago to a 49-48 lead at the break. San Antonio was led by a hit handed LaMarcus Aldridge dba L-Train as he led everyone at intermission with 15 points. The Spurs led 73-70 after three as Chicago was led by Pau Gaol's 14 heading into the 4th.
The Bulls biggest lead in the 4th was 85-80 headed towards the six minute mark as Spurs Familia kept it close. It came down to San Antonio missing shots with at least five opportunities to tie the game as the biggest was Gasol's block on L-Train with just over 1 minute remaining. That Bulls "D" finally arrived to get stops as Chicago wins 92-89.
Gasol led with 18 points and thirteen boards and three blocks with five Bulls in double figures. San Antonio was led by Kawhi Leonard's 25 points and eight boards and L-Train's 21 points and a dozen boards. Spurs shoot just 2 of 14 from the arc as Chicago shoots 6 for 16.
Bulls move to 10-5 while the Spurs fall to 14-4...Bulls start the four-game home stand with a much-needed "W" starting in 3rd place in the NBA Central before tonight's game!