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Pacers Lose Last Game Before All Star Break

Last updated on Wednesday, February 10, 2010

(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) - Luol Deng scored 23 points and grabbed eleven rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 109-101 win over the Indiana Pacers at Conseco Fieldhouse.

Derrick Rose and John Salmons added 21 points apiece for the bulls, who have won both of their games against Indiana this season.

The Pacers led by as many as eleven points in the third quarter and had a seven-point advantage with eight minutes remaining when the Bulls went on a 9-0 run to take the lead for good.

Chicago's eight-point margin at the end was its largest lead of the game.

Danny Granger led the pacers with 27 points and ten rebounds with Troy Murphy finishing with 18 points and 16 boards as the Blue and Gold have dropped two straight and five of their last seven.

The Pacers head to the all-star break with an 18-34 mark.

They host the San Antonio Spurs one week from tonight.

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