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  • Memphis Grizzlies' Nick Calathes, center, heads to the basket past Chicago Bulls' Tony Snell, left, and Erik Murphy during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Monday, October 07, 2013 10:53 pm

Boozer leads Bulls over Grizzlies

The Associated Press

Carlos Boozer scored 16 points and Kirk Hinrich and Taj Gibson added 15 each to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 106-87 preseason victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night.

Derrick Rose added 13 points for Chicago (2-0).

Jerryd Bayless scored 15 points for Memphis (0-1) while Ed Davis had 13.

Rose, in his second preseason game after missing the 2012-13 season, hit on three of eight shots from the field in 23 minutes. He added three steals and three assists.

Rose scored 13 points in an 82-76 win at Indiana on Saturday, his first game in over 17 months. Rose tore his left ACL on April 28, 2012.

Rose delighted a crowd of 13,497 with a coast-to-coast drive in the first quarter that culminated with a driving, spinning layup. He hit a 3-pointer early in the third quarter in the middle of a 26-13 run that put the Bulls in front to stay.