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Bulls Vs. Timberwolves Score Update: Chicago In Control, Up 33-17 After 1st Quarter

The Chicago Bulls have had absolutely no trouble with the Minnesota Timberwolves early on and lead by 16 after the first quarter thanks to some hot shooting from the field; Chicago hit 14 of 19 field goal attempts in the period, led by a 6-7 effort from Derrick Rose, who has 14 points.

The Timberwolves have had no such luck, and just as they've struggled to slow down the Bulls offense, they've had all sorts of trouble scoring points to keep up. Wes Johnson leads the T-wolves with six points. Luke Ridnour scored five in the quarter.

As expected, there has been no sign of Richard Hamilton in Tuesday's game.

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