Derrick Rose's double-double helps Bulls coast to win vs. Pacers
Derrick Rose figured the only way to get over the Charlotte loss was to take care of Indiana.
The Chicago point guard needed to shake off his poor shooting and his team's poor defensive effort against the Bobcats, and he responded with 29 points and 10 rebounds in a 99-86 win over the Pacers on Friday night.
Chicago led Charlotte 80-75 with eight minutes to go on Wednesday night before falling apart defensively in the closing minutes. Rose was focused on creating a different outcome against Indiana.
"I couldn't wait to play," Rose said. "We let that one slip because of our defense. Tonight, we made sure that we played with a lot of intensity at the beginning of the game and made sure that we played defense."
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