Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Derrick Rose matched a career-high with 39 points, and the Chicago Bulls took advantage of Detroit's near-total failure to score down the stretch to beat the Pistons, 101-91.
The Pistons were ahead by as many as 21 and still held an 86-73 lead with 8:27 to play. But Detroit scored just five points the rest of the game as Chicago seized control and won by double digits.
Joakim Noah added 15 points and 17 rebounds for Chicago, which got its first win of the season after losing Wednesday at Oklahoma City. The Bulls outscored the Pistons, 34-9, in the last quarter.
Ben Gordon had 21 points to pace the Pistons, who fell to 0-3 to start the season.