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>>Report: Bulls Give Rose Extension

(Chicago, IL)  --  The Chicago Bulls and guard Derrick Rose have reportedly agreed to a five-year contract extension.  ESPN is reporting that the deal is worth $94.8-million.  The 23-year-old Rose was the youngest MVP in NBA history last season when he averaged 25 points and 7.7 assists, leading the Bulls to the top spot in the Eastern Conference with a mark of 62-and-20.

>>Bulls Power Past Pacers In Preseason Finale

(Chicago, IL)  --  Carlos Boozer led the way with 24 points and seven rebounds, but he was overshadowed by Richard Hamilton's 13-point Bulls' debut in a 93-85 victory over the Pacers in both team's preseason finale on Tuesday night at the United Center.  Hamilton made 6-of-12 shots to go along with six assists and four rebounds over nearly 30 minutes of action.  Luol Deng totaled 14 points with seven boards, while Derrick Rose totaled 12 points with nine assists and five rebounds.  Chicago plays its season-opener on Christmas Day against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center.

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