Derrick Rose scored 25 points and had seven assists to lead the Chicago Bulls past the Boston Celtics, 88-79. The Bulls held the lead wire-to-wire, leading by as much 20 at one point. The Celtics cut that lead to one early in the fourth. Luol Deng dropped 21 with 16 boards and Joakim Noah chipped in 10 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks. It was Chicago's fourth straight win. Rajon Rondo netted 14 points and 11 assists in a losing effort as the Celtics lost their third in-a-row.