Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Luol Deng scored a game-high 18 points, and the
Chicago Bulls won their preseason opener, 92-88, over the Memphis Grizzlies.
Nazr Mohammed, Richard Hamilton and Nate Robinson each chipped in 13 points,
with Mohammed also grabbing 12 rebounds for the Bulls.
Kirk Hinrich, the Bulls' starting point guard until Derrick Rose works his way
back from a devastating knee injury suffered in the playoffs, totaled five
points and seven assists in the win.
Jerome Jordan scored a team-high 13 points, while Flip Murray chipped in 11
for the Grizzlies, who committed 23 turnovers.
Memphis rallied with a 10-0 run to pull within 89-88 in the final minute, but
Robinson made two key free throws, and missed three-pointers by Wayne
Ellington and Tony Wroten at the other end sealed the outcome.
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