Chicago used a late first-half run to get back in the game before taking control in the fourth quarter.
Derrick Rose had 12 points on 6-of-10 shooting and added five assists against Slovenia.
Derrick Rose played 13-plus minutes, logging six points, three assists and a turnover.
Derrick Rose scored three points on 1-of-6 shooting in 16-plus minutes.
Derrick Rose’s stat line Tuesday: three points on 0-for-3 shooting and three turnovers.
“If he needs down time, this is a good time for it,” Jerry Colangelo says.
What you should and shouldn’t take away from the Bulls’ five-game winning streak.
Nate Robinson and Jordan Hamilton each hit back-to-back 3-pointers to start the fourth quarter, helping the Denver Nuggets pull away for a 97-87 victory against the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night.
Whether the pain in Stephen Curry’s sprained left ankle will subside enough for him to be on the court when the Golden State Warriors host the Denver Nuggets is not something the point guard could say for sure.
The Denver Nuggets secured the third seed in the Western Conference playoffs by routing the Phoenix Suns 118-98 on Wednesday night behind 21 points from Wilson Chandler and 20 from Andre Iguodala.
The Denver Nuggets’ second-year star celebrated his invitation to the league’s annual slam dunk contest with a series of rim-rattling, crowd-pleasing jams that set the tone for the Nuggets’ eighth straight win, a 128-96 rout of the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night.
College basketball has changed quite a bit over the last 20 years. With more players than ever jumping to the NBA after one season in college, it’s clear that great talent will get you farther than great experience.