BLOCK PARTYThe Magic blocked 11 shots, led by Vucevic and Victor Oladipo with three each. MIRO-TREYMirotic is second in the NBA in 3-pointers made with 13, behind Golden State's Stephen Curry with 17.UP NEXT: Magic: Orlando continues its three-game road trip at New Orleans on Tuesday night.FAMILIAR SURROUNDINGSSkiles coached parts of five seasons with the Bulls and has fond memories of his time in Chicago."Chicago's a great city, great sports town. "We just couldn't quite get over the hump in the playoffs, but it was fun."Skiles, however, wasn't attaching any added significance to coaching in the United Center."I played for five teams and coached four now, so I'm working about a third of the league," Skiles said."At some point it's just another game."WINNING AT THE LINEThe Bulls shot 7 for 8 at the foul line down the stretch to hold the lead after Orlando's 14-0 run.Instead, Pau Gasol and Niko Mirotic did the shooting, each scoring 16 points with Jimmy Butler adding 14 to lead the Bulls.Butler's late-game defensive heroics were just as important after the Bulls squandered a double-digit lead during a 14-0 Magic run - they were only ahead by one with just over 3 minutes to play.Chicago started slow and finished at 40.5 percent shooting, committed 20 turnovers for the second consecutive game and was outrebounded on the offensive boards 20-8. We were careless with the ball, making lazy passes, trying to catch the ball with one hand, trying to thread the needle."Hoiberg was especially irked by his team's second straight 20-turnover game, a first for the Bulls since December 2010."It is going to be tough to win when that happens," said Hoiberg. We have to get that cleaned up."Rose had five turnovers while playing with a mask and still some double vision due to an orbital fracture under his left eye.
Then, under the Bulls' basket after a Magic rebound, Butler came up with another takeaway to again foil Orlando."On the defensive end I have to be the one to ... "On the offensive end it could be anybody, making shots, getting into the paint.Tobias Harris had 30 points and nine rebounds, while Nikola Vucevic added 26 points, seven rebounds and five blocked shots.The Magic lost 14 of their final 16 road games last season to finish 12-29 away from home. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited CHICAGO (AP) Derrick Rose doesn't see much point in shooting often right now. With his vision still blurred from a broken orbital bone suffered before the season, Rose is finding other ways to contribute to the Chicago Bulls, like his game-high eight assists Sunday that helped the Bulls hold off a late surge by the Orlando Magic in a 92-87 victory."There is no point in shooting the ball if I can't see," Rose said.He said he's happy to be an assist man since Chicago has so many offensive weapons."As long as we're winning games I (couldn't) care less about anything else, about my eye or anything," Rose said.Rose is still playing with a face mask, but he still hit two clutch free throws with 10 seconds to go that gave Chicago a 92-87 lead. Nikola Vucevic added 15 and a game-high 11 rebounds, and Tobias Harris had 11 points.The first games Parker Brothers made were marked TRADE MARK. This included a small number of the No 9 long box, very rare today.Parker Brothers applied for their own patent and the next group of their games stated PATENT PENDING or PATENT APPLIED FOR. This statement was used for a while in 1935, but they discovered that there were other games very much like Monopoly already with patents.Bulls: Chicago travels to Charlotte on Tuesday night. In 1935, Parker Brothers (PB) bought the rights to Monopoly from the 'inventor', Charles Darrow. PB immediately began selling Monopoly games using the Darrow game parts.Doug Mc Dermott came off the bench to score 12 for the Bulls.TIP-INS: Rose didn't score in the second or third quarter. The Bulls didn't trail after taking a 17-15 lead with to play in the first quarter. Orlando has connected on a 3-pointer in 659 consecutive games, dating to March 17, 2007. The Bulls' Kirk Hinrich sat out Sunday's game with a sore toe, but coach Fred Hoiberg said it wasn't a serious injury.