Bulls 92, Grizzlies 88
Trailing 52-49 at half, the Bulls scored the first 14 points in the third quarter to pull away. ">Richard Hamilton made a jumper to give the Bulls a 63-52 lead and ">Nate Robinson made a 3 in the corner to extend the Chicago lead to 81-65 late in the third quarter. Hamilton scored eight points in the third quarter and finished with 13.
The Bulls played without ">Derrick Rose, who is still recovering from knee surgery, stemming from his torn ACL during the 2012 playoffs.
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