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|Rose's Triple Double Lead Bulls Over Grizzlies
|MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Derrick Rose returned to Memphis with his first career triple-double, and Luol Deng scored 28 points to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 96-84 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday.
Rose, coming back to the city where he starred at the University of Memphis, scored 22 points, handed out 12 assists and grabbed 10 rebounds.
Chicago broke a five-game losing streak in Memphis and has won three straight overall. Kyle Korver scored 22 points on 6-of-10 shooting from three-point range.
The Bulls' defense was stifling at times, holding the Grizzlies to 38 percent shooting. Grizzlies leading scorer Rudy Gay, who entered the game averaging 21 points, was held to nine on 1-of-10 shooting.
Zach Randolph led the Grizzlies with 21 points and 13 rebounds.
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