Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/2/12
CLEVELAND - Don't shed any tears for the Chicago Bulls. Sure, they are missing their best player in point guard Derrick Rose, who is recovering from a torn ACL. But this is still a formidable opponent. Just ask the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Bulls toyed with the Cavs on Friday, winning 115-86 before a sell-out crowd at Quicken Loans Arena. Chicago (2-0) has beaten the Cavs nine times in a row. In the last four outings versus the Bulls, the Cavs have been outscored by a combined 121 points. Rose didn't played in three of those four games. The Cavs (1-1) haven't beaten their Central Division opponent since March 19, 2010. The Bulls, who had the best record in the NBA last season, were led by guard Richard Hamilton and power forward Carlos Boozer with 19 points apiece. Boozer, a second-round pick of the Cavs in 2002, was a beast around the basket with seven rebounds and six assists. Guard Nate Robinson came off the bench to score 16 points and dish out a game-high 12 assi...
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