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Bulls Score 34 Fourth-Quarter Points; Derrick Rose's 39 Lead Home Opener Win

The Bulls trailed by as many as 21 points and were down by 13 at 86-73 with only 8:27 to go in their home opener on Saturday night.

But Derrick Rose’s career-high-tying 39 points helped the Bulls to an amazing comeback win, as they outscored the Pistons 34-9 in the fourth quarter on their way to a 101-91 win in front of 21,038 at the United Center.

The Bulls also got 15 points and 17 rebounds from Joakim Noah, who is averaging 18 rebounds in the two games played so far. Taj Glbson had 11 points and Luol Deng added nine.

Former Bull Ben Gordon led the Pistons with 21 points. The Bulls will host the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night at the UC at 7 p.m. CDT.