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.
The Derrick Rose trade puts much of the Knicks' roster into play. Here is a look at how the move will impact the team on and off the court.
The Chicago Bulls agreed to the best offer on the table to separate from Derrick Rose and took the first step in a long rebuilding process.
Paul George, who had wavered on whether he would try to play for Team USA at the Rio Olympics, has accepted an invite to play for the team, a source said.