After the first home loss of the season against the Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls’ star Derrick Rose and his teammates were not too thrilled about the Pacers’ celebration on their home court according to ESPN.
"I'll never forget how they celebrated just from winning this game," Rose told reporters. "I can't wait to play them again."
"When you're walking off the court, you're in the same corridor," Bulls’ Guard Ronnie Brewer said on "The Waddle & Silvy Show" on ESPN 1000. "And we were walking into our locker room, and you could hear those guys celebrating, cheering, screaming, and that kind of hit home with a lot of guys on our team. We're all competitors. They're in our division. Every time we play them it's a tough matchup. And especially in front of our fans, you don't want to have a letdown and lose at home. To hear them do like that adds a little fuel to the fire. We talked about it after the game."
With Rose playing through turf toe and Luol Deng sitting out with a torn ligament in his left wrist, the Pacers defeated the Bulls 95-90 handing Chicago their first home loss of the season. The Bulls next face the Pacers on March 5 in Chicago at the United Center. Currently, the Bulls lead the NBA with a 16-4 record. The Indiana Pacers trail one place behind Chicago in the Central Division at 12-5.