PG Derrick Rose is back in the lineup and has already score 9 points to with 4 assists, while PF Carlos Boozer and SG Richard Hamilton have each already collected 10 points. In the second quarter, however, the Mavericks managed to out-score the Bulls 30-23.
PF Dirk Nowitzki has dominated the Bulls defense so far. The long-time Mavericks forward has already collected 5 rebounds and 12 points. The Bulls will look to contain Nowitzki and the Mavericks offense to prevent a second half comeback.
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