Chi 23 21 14 24 82
Ind 19 22 23 12 76
Date of game: 10/5/2013

Recap: Indiana vs. Chicago

Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - After 525 days on the sidelines, 2011 NBA MVP Derrick Rose made his long-awaited return to the hardwood on Saturday, helping the Chicago Bulls to an 82-76 win over the Indiana Pacers in the preseason opener for both teams.

Rose, who tore the ACL in his left knee in the first game of the 2012 NBA playoffs and infamously missed the entire 2012-13 season, scored 13 points on 5-of-12 shooting and added three assists over 20 minutes of play.

Luol Deng finished with 15 points and Taj Gibson chipped in with 18 points and 12 rebounds off the bench for the Bulls.

Paul George and David West finished with 14 points apiece and Roy Hibbert added 11 points and pulled down nine rebounds for the Pacers, who took the Miami Heat to the brink of elimination in the 2013 Eastern Conference finals.

Danny Granger, who also missed nearly the entire 2012-13 campaign with a knee injury, dropped in six points and two assists over 28 minutes.

Game Notes

Winston cleared of FSU conduct violations

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was found not to have violated the university's conduct code over allegations that he sexually assaulted a fellow student in December 2012.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

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