The Chicago Bulls fell to .500 on the season on Wednesday, losing the Indiana Pacers, 80-76. The Bulls are now 8-8 on the year, and 5-5 at the United Center.
Turnovers and poor shooting plauged the Bulls in their loss. The team shot 38 percent from the floor, and turned the ball over 19 times. Joakim Noah in particular had a hard time holding onto the ball, handing it over to to Indiana five times.
Nate Robinson led the Bulls with 19 points off the bench, sinking all seven of his free throws. Luol Deng went 6-7 from the charity stripe en route to 17 points, but both players struggled from the floor, combining to shoot 10-28. Carlos Boozer added 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Noah had nine points and seven rebounds.
Pacers forward Paul George led all scorers with 34 points, shooting 14-25 from the floor and grabbing nine rebounds. Roy Hibbert added 10 points and 11 rebounds, while David West had 10 points and nine rebounds.