Rose, Boozer keep Bulls perfect in preseason with 104-95 win
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Oklahoma City Thunder's Reggie Jackson, right, turns the corner on Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler in the second quarter during their preseason NBA basketball game in Wichita, Kan., Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle, Fernando Salazar) LOCAL TV OUT; MAGAZINES OUT; LOCAL RADIO OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT
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Updated: October 24, 2013 10:30AM
WICHITA, Kan. — Derrick Rose shook off poor shooting early to hit clutch shots late and Carlos Boozer had 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 104-95 preseason victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night.
Chicago (7-0) remained the only unbeaten team in the preseason behind Rose, who hit three 3-pointers in the final 4 minutes. He scored 26 points on 6-of-15 shooting in 34 minutes.
Luol Deng had 20 points and 10 rebounds for Chicago.
Kevin Durant’s 22 points in 32 minutes and Jeremy Lamb added 19 points for the Thunder (3-3) while Reggie Jackson had 14 points.
The Bulls outrebounded the Thunder 46-32 in the game played at Intrust Bank Arena.
Rose followed two free throws with a pull-up 3-pointer to put the Bulls ahead for good, 89-85.