Chicago Bulls Beat Indiana Pacers 104-99 in Opening Game of NBA Playoffs

The Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Indiana Pacers 104-99 in the opening game of the National Basketball Association playoffs.

Derrick Rose scored 39 points to lead the Bulls at the United Center in Chicago. Luol Deng added 18 points and 10 rebounds for Chicago, which outscored Indiana 33-20 in the fourth quarter.

Danny Granger scored 24 points for Indiana. Chicago hosts Game 2 in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference series in two days.

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