(Chicago, IL) - Taj Gibson had 19 points as the Bulls started the post-Luol Deng era with a 92-87 win over the Phoenix Suns Tuesday.
Joakim Noah added 14 points, as the Bulls balanced scoring saw five players in double figures.
In addition to the traded Deng, the Bulls were without forward Carlos Boozer who missed the game with a sore right knee.
Deng was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers early Tuesday in exchange for future draft picks and center Andrew Bynum.
Bynum was waived by the Bulls as a salary cap move.
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