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Bulls win an ensemble performance

Thomas, Noah shine on Bulls ' opening night

Originally Published: October 29, 2009
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- We came for the Derrick Rose Show, all 20,000 (and change) of us. We wanted to see the evolution of a superstar, the hometown kid made really, really good.

What we got was a clinic in offensive rebounding and balanced scoring.

They don't base marketing campaigns on tip-ins, putbacks and extra passes. But you do win basketball games that way. This Bulls team, with no defined go-to scorer, seems built to win that way.

The Bulls out-muscled ...

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