Bulls trample Pistons to stay alive in Eastern semis
Chicago, IL (Sports Network) – Luol Deng scored 25 points on 10-of-15
shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls held off another
fourth-quarter rally to top the Detroit Pistons, 102-87, and stave off
elimination in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
The Pistons hold a 3-1 lead in the series and try again to bounce the Bulls
from the playoffs on Tuesday night in Detroit.
Kirk Hinrich and Ben Gordon scored 19 points each, and Hinrich doled out 10
assists. Ben Wallace grabbed 17 boards to go along with 11 points to finally
earn a playoff win against his former team.
Chauncey Billups scored 23 points and tallied eight assists, and Tayshaun
Prince had 18 points and seven rebounds for Detroit. Rasheed Wallace finished
with 14 points and seven boards, but Chris Webber again came up very short for
the Pistons, going scoreless for the second straight game.