Pippen bothered by knee

Updated: December 4, 2003, 8:02 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- The Chicago Bulls played without forwards Scottie Pippen and Eddie Robinson on Thursday night against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Pippen did not make the trip to Philadelphia because of a sore left knee. Robinson sat out with an upper respiratory infection.

Pippen is averaging 7.1 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.9 assists in his return to Chicago.

Robinson averages 4.6 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists.

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