Morning Box Score: Bulls Eke Out Victory Against Pacers, 103-98
Chicago Bulls 103, Indiana Pacers, 98
Despite an injury-laden lineup, the Chicago Bulls eked out an exhibition victory against the Indiana Pacers, 103-98. Helping with the victory was an on-fire Derrick Rose, continuing his comeback.
Playing 31 minutes in the exhibition game, Rose scored 32 points and had nine assists. Rose saw his first fourth quarter action, which he told the Chicago Tribune helped give him some reassurance. The Bulls won without the presence of Joakim Noah and Jimmy Butler, who were sidelined with injuries.
The Bulls are now 5-0 in the 2013-2014 preseason. They play next against the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, Oct. 21st.