CHICAGO (AP) -- Ben Wallace scored seven points and grabbed nine
rebounds in his Chicago debut to help the Bulls to a 87-86
preseason victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.
The four-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year left the Detroit
Pistons for a four-year, $60 million free agent deal with the Bulls
in the offseason. Wallace, not known for his shooting, missed
everything on his first free throw attempt and finished 1-for-6
from the line.
The Bulls were trailing 86-82 with 1:37 left in the game when
Andre Barrett made two free throws to cut the lead to two.
Chicago's Michael Sweetney made one free throw to make it 86-85
with 1:26 left, and Barrett put Chicago ahead with a jumper with 17
Roger Mason Jr. missed a jumper for Washington (0-2) with 2