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Pau Gasol leads Bulls over Knicks, 104-80, in his Chicago debut
Pau Gasol leads Bulls over Knicks, 104-80, in his Chicago debut

Pau Gasol had 21 points and 11 rebounds in his Chicago debut, Derrick Rose scored 13 points after missing most of the last two seasons, and the Bulls spoiled Derek Fisher's first game as an NBA coach by beating the New York Knicks, 104-80, on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. Reserve Taj Gibson finished with 22 points to lead the Bulls, who with a wealth of frontcourt depth didn't even need a big night from Rose. The former league most valuable player took only seven shots and had five assists in 21 minutes in a game Chicago led by as much as 35. Carmelo Anthony had 14 points for the Knicks, who shot 36.5% while running the triangle offense that Fisher played in under...

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