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 width=Aaron Brooks tallied a game-high 23 points off the bench as the Chicago Bulls slipped by the Atlanta Hawks 91-85 in the regular-season finale for both clubs at the United Center.

With the victory, the Bulls sealed up the third spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs and will open up the postseason at home against the Bucks on Saturday.

Jimmy Butler hit for 21 points, Paul Gasol had 18 points and 13 rebounds for his 54th double-double of the campaign, while Nikola Mirotic scored 11 points in a reserve role for the Bulls (50-32) in their fourth straight win.

Rose, who did not play in the second half, accounted for just two points on 1-of-3 shooting.

Atlanta (60-22), which had already sewn up the top spot in the conference, was led by Dennis Schroder's 21 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the field in less than 17 minutes of action. Al Horford added 14 points, while DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague had 10 apiece.

NBA Scoreboard
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Toronto 92, Charlotte 87
Brooklyn 101, Orlando 88
Cleveland 113, Washington 108 (OT)
Dallas 114, Portland 98
Houston 117, Utah 91
Boston 105, Milwaukee 100
Oklahoma City 138, Minnesota 113
New Orleans 108, San Antonio 103
Detroit 112, New York 90
Miami 105, Philadelphia 101
Memphis 95, Indiana 83
Sacramento 122, LA Lakers 99
Golden State 133, Denver 126

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