The Indiana Pacers got off to a fast start against the Chicago Bulls on Friday night in the first preseason game for both teams. The Bulls found themselves down 33-22 after the opening quarter, but they picked up the effort at both ends of the floor and outscored the Pacers 30-14 in the second quarter, giving them a 52-47 halftime lead.
Unofficially, Derrick Rose scored seven points in the half, with all of them coming at the free throw line. Luol Deng leads the team with 12 points on 5-7 shooting, while C.J. Watson also hit double figures with 10.
Forward Tyler Hansbrough leads Indiana with 10 first-half points, while Paul George and Darren Collison each scored nine.
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