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CHICAGO -- With nine new players, including three starters, the Chicago Bulls seemed likely to struggle with cohesion early in the season. Cheap Air Max 97 China Discount .However, one of those newcomers -- Rajon Rondo -- has been credited by his teammates with fueling Chicagos fast start.Doug McDermott had 23 points, Jimmy Butler added 16 on 6-of-9 shooting and Rondo had 13 assists to lead the Bulls to a 118-101 rout of the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night, Chicagos second straight victory to open the season.McDermott scored 11 points in the fourth quarter as coach Fred Hoiberg gave his veteran starters -- Butler, Rondo and Dwyane Wade, who had 14 points -- the rest of the night off after the third quarter.Rondo, who has 22 assists in the two games, likely could have racked up a much higher number if he wasnt limited to 25 minutes.He pushes the ball up the floor and he gets it out, so he makes you run to get in front of him, Wade said.Playing with Rondo means you have to be alert at all times.I always tell those guys to understand that, `If you dont think I see you, I probably see you, so be ready for the pass, Rondo said.Who doesnt want the ball? Everybody wants the ball and everybody wants to score.Taj Gibson had 12 points and eight rebounds, and Robin Lopez added 12 points for the Bulls.Paul George and Myles Turner had 20 points apiece to lead the Pacers (1-2), who were coming off a loss at Brooklyn on Friday.The message is loud and clear: we need to get to work, Indiana coach Nate McMillan said.We have a talented team, George said, but its going to take us a couple games to get our chemistry. Well get through our battle wounds early.The Bulls had a 24-20 lead at the end of the first quarter before breaking things open with a dominant second. They scored 38 points on 14-for-18 (77.8 percent) shooting in the quarter to race out to a 62-41 halftime lead.Indiana seemingly sleep-walked on defense throughout much of the second quarter -- especially in transition where the Bulls had a 19-0 edge in fast-break points. McDermott had seven points in seven minutes, and five players scored at least five points. Rondo added six assists.Chicago maintained its intensity in the third quarter and stretched the lead to 92-67 entering the fourth.The Bulls lead by as many as 29 points in the final quarter (102-73) before Indiana made a futile run in garbage time to trim the deficit to 112-101 with two minutes to play.TIP-INSPacers: Aaron Brooks (sore right knee) and Rodney Stuckey (right hamstring) sat out with injuries. Stuckey is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Monday.Bulls: Wade said hes feeling fine but sat out Fridays practice after playing 32 minutes in the opener on Thursday. The 13-year veteran said he will take regular days off to stay healthy and fresh. Certain days (are) better to be mental days than physical days, he said.BENCH WOESThrough three games, the Pacers have been outscored by a total of 33 points in the second quarter. Thats mainly an indictment of the reserves.Our benchs got to get some chemistry. McMillan said. We need to get that (second) team some time on the floor, and they just havent had it.CUBS FEVERWith the Bulls idle Friday night, Wade attended Game 3 of the World Series at Wrigley Field.I noticed that everybody in my family that was at the game, everybody had on Cubs gear -- and I know everybodys not a Cubs fan, he said. But its just about being a part of the moment. Its a historic thing for the city of Chicago and a lot of people just want to say theyve been to a World Series.UP NEXTPacers: Host Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday.Bulls: At Brooklyn on Monday. Cheap Vapormax China Discount . Andreas Johnson had a goal and two assists while Jacob de la Rose also scored for Sweden (2-0-0). Esa Lindell and Rasmus Ristolainen replied for Finland (1-1-0) Lindell opened the scoring for Finland just 41 seconds into the game, but the hosts quickly regained their composure and tied the score less than four minutes later on Wennbergs first of the game. Wholesale Air Max China . Uniteds eighth defeat of a wretched campaign means Liverpool, which currently occupies the fourth and final Champions League place, could go nine points clear of its fierce rival by beating West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. Charlie Adam scored both of Stokes goals at Britannia Stadium either side of Robin van Persies equalizer, with a miserable day for seventh-place United capped by first-half injuries to centre halves Jonny Evans and Phil Jones that forced them off. http://www.cheapairmaxchinadiscount.com/ . To the surprise of many, it isnt the Wolverines but their in-state rivals the Michigan State Spartans.COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Jose Goncalves and Diego Fagundez scored in second-half stoppage time to give the New England Revolution a 2-0 victory against the Columbus Crew on Saturday. Goncalves in the 91st minute got his first career goal by heading a corner kick from Lee Nguyen. The ball skipped past goalkeeper Andy Gruenebaum as the Revolutions A.J. Soares provided a distraction in front. "It was a good ball from Lee at the back post," Goncalves said. "I was in a great position. I was just thinking, I will not miss it." Three minutes later, Nguyen took advantage of a turnover to pass to Fagundez for his sixth score of the season. "We had quality chances," Columbus coach Robert Warzycha said. "We didnt allow the other team to create as many chances as they are used to. Cheap Air Max Free Shipping. They didnt create too much until they scored the goals." New England (7-7-6) ended a two-game losing streak that included a 2-1 loss at Colorado on Wednesday when Goncalves own goal was the difference. "The other night he was disappointed," New England coach Jay Heaps said of the defender. "I knew he was carrying this team tonight. He wanted to win this game more than anything. You could tell the way he defended, the way he played all night. To get the winner was a special thing for him." New England entered the game tied for the stingiest defence in MLS and recorded its 11th shutout. Revolution goalie Bobby Shuttleworth has nine of them after making two saves. The Crew (6-9-5) was blanked for the fifth time. ' ' '