The first two quarters of Monday's exhibition between the Bulls and Washington Wizards belonged to Derrick Rose.
The last? That was all Nikola Mirotic's.
Derrick Rose said at Monday’s shootaround that fans should temper expectations for his preseason debut, the former MVP’s first game action with the Bulls in nearly 11 months.
Ever since Tom Thibodeau began barking on the Bulls’ sidelines in 2010, defense was never the problem.
Doug McDermott said at media day that he had encountered a few “awe moments” during his short time with the Bulls, those times when he truly had to step back and realize he was an NBA player.