(CHICAGO) — The Chicago Bulls (5-3) halted the Indiana Pacers (9-1) season opening nine-game winning streak on Saturday night with a 110-94 win.
Forward Luol Deng led the way for the Bulls with 23 points and seven rebounds, while teammate Derrick Rose contributed 20. The Bulls were 11-of-19 shooting from 3-point range.
The Pacers trailed by 25 points at half-time after getting outscored by 11 in the first quarter and 14 in the second quarter. Indiana finished with six players in double figures, including a team-high 14 points from center Roy Hibbert.
Chicago now has won four straight.
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Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN Newswire