>>Bulls Tip Against Kings Tonight
(Chicago, IL) -- The Bulls get their regular season underway tonight when they tip off at United Center against the Sacramento Kings. Chicago was 5-and-2 in the preseason, which wrapped up late last week. The Bulls play at Cleveland Friday before returning home Saturday to host New Orleans.
>>Bulls Exercise Option On Butler
(Chicago, IL) -- The Bulls announced yesterday they have exercised the third-year option for swingman Jimmy Butler. The move will keep Butler with Chicago through the 2013-14 season. Butler played in 42 games in his rookie season last year after being selected 30th overall.
>>Knee To Sideline Pacers' Granger Indefinitely
(Indianapolis, IN) -- The Pacers will start the season without leading scorer Danny Granger [[ GRAIN-jer ]]. The team announced the forward is out indefinitely with soreness in his left knee. He injured a tendon in the knee during the playoffs last season and tweaked it again during off-season workouts.
>>Pacers Set To Tip In Toronto
(Toronto, Ontario) -- The Pacers will tip off the regular season tonight in Toronto against the Raptors. Indiana was 4-and-3 in the preseason, which finished last week. The Pacers remain on the road Friday at Charlotte before returning home Saturday to host the Sacramento Kings.