Field Goal %
- NY 40.4
- 44.8 CHI
Three Point %
- NY 33.3
- 37.0 CHI
- NY 7
- 9 CHI
- NY 61
- 61 CHI
- Chicago, IL
0:00 - OT
End of Game
Carmelo Anthony was 6-17 when guarded by Jimmy Butler, including 2-10 outside 5 feet. Carmelo was 4-10 in the first half against Luol Deng, and Deng didn't guard him at all in the second half.
Carmelo Anthony had 53 touches against the Bulls Thursday, attempting 34 shots and passing the ball 12 times. He passed on only five of his 27 touches after halftime. Carmelo's last assist was at 5:58 of the first quarter.
Nate Robinson scored a season-high 35 points off the bench Thursday, the most points scored off the bench by a Bulls player in the last five seasons. Ben Gordon scored 37 points as a reserve for the Bulls on Feb 22, 2008 against the Nuggets.
Carmelo Anthony made 6 of his 12 shots from 10-19 feet, but had less success from other distances. He was 7-17 inside 10 feet and 0-5 on shots from 20 feet or longer. During the previous five games, Carmelo was 27-46 (58.7 percent) from 20+ feet.
Kawhi Leonard's injured left ankle will keep him out of Saturday's Game 3 of the Western Conference finals against the Warriors, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said at the pregame shootaround.
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