Having trailed for all of the first half, Chicago rallied to sneak past the clumsy Indiana Pacers 104-95 in their opening game of pre-season.
Yes, it's only the first game of a largely irrelevant series of scrimmages, but the Bulls showed the type of spirit they will need to display over the course of 82 regular season games if they are to build upon their 2008 campaign.
On Friday night both teams saw healthy leads slip away, but Derick Rose and the Bulls came out revitalized in a much-improved second half to give them an ideal start to their new year.
Rookie Taj Gibson led all Bulls' scorers with 19 points and an impressive nine rebounds and Rose added 17 points ù including 13 in the second half ù to see the Bulls past Danny Granger and the Pacers at the Canseco Fie ...
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