CHICAGO (AP) — Pau Gasol had 16 points and 13 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls beat the winless Orlando Magic 98-90 on Tuesday night despite playing without Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah.
Jimmy Butler led the Bulls with 21 points and Taj Gibson added 16 for Chicago, which finally pulled away in the final minutes of a game that was tied after three quarters.
Rose missed his second straight game after injuring both ankles Friday against Cleveland. He took part in the morning shootaround and was listed as probable to play, but was taken out of the starting lineup about a half hour before the game after going through warmups.
Noah was ill.
Tobias Harris scored 21 points and Nikola Vucevic had 19 points and 13 rebounds for Orlando, which is 0-4 for the first time since dropping its first six in 1990-91.
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