95 - 86 Final
  for this game

Bulls down Pacers in preseason opener

Dec 17, 2011 - 2:59 AM Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) - Luol Deng and Derrick Rose each scored 16 points as the Chicago Bulls took a 95-86 preseason victory over the Indiana Pacers.

C.J. Watson added 15 points, while Taj Gibson scored 12 with nine rebounds and Joakim Noah dropped in 10 points with eight rebounds for the Bulls.

Tyler Hansbrough and Paul George each notched double-doubles with 19 points and 11 rebounds, and 17 points and 10 rebounds, respectively, for the Pacers, who were held to just 33.7 percent shooting by Chicago.