INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 13 (AP) -- Ron Mercer
scored 14 points, A.J. Guyton
added 11 as the Chicago Bulls beat the Indiana Pacers 86-81 in an exhibition game Saturday night.
and Bruno Sundov
each scored 13 points, and Al Harrington
and Jeff Foster
added 10 apiece for Indiana.
The Bulls used runs of 11-2 and 10-1 to build a 72-65 lead after three quarters. Indiana shot 6-for-18 from the field in the third.
There were 10 lead changes and eight ties in the first half as the Bulls built a one-point lead, 48-47, by the break. Miller scored 12 points in the first half.
Indiana's Jermaine O'Neal
sprained his right wrist and cut his left elbow in the first quarter. He did not return.