Counting on Rip is too risky

CHICAGO -- For the second time in two days, and the third since the All-Star break, the Chicago Bulls proved they are ready to beat more than just the dregs of the NBA.

Chicago’s 92-72 win over the fiesty Indiana Pacers on Monday night capped off a back-to-back “revenge tour” as the Bulls beat two of the eight teams that have beaten them this season. Only the Golden State Warriors and Miami Heat remain on the checklist.

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