BULLS: Six players scored in double-digits. . First-round pick Bobby Portis didn't play.
MAKING PROGRESS: Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said he was ''very encouraged'' by Derrick Rose during a solo workout earlier Tuesday. Rose took some contact, but Hoiberg didn't say when Rose (broken left orbital bone) would go through a full-contact practice.
A STRONG FINISH: George gave the Pacers a 16-8 lead with 6:10 left in the first on his thunderous one-handed dunk after he rebounded his missed 3-pointer.
UP NEXT: Indiana faces Charlotte on Thursday in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Chicago plays Dallas on Friday in Lincoln, Nebraska.