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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 Islanders Jerseys Authentic .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. Jordan Eberle Jersey . Marincin has played in two NHL games so far this season with two penalty minutes. The 21-year-old has three goals, four assists and a plus-5 rating in 24 games with the American Hockey Leagues Oklahoma City Barons this season. Thomas Greiss Jersey . Capitals head coach Adam Oates said Ovechkin was injured in the first period against the Vancouver Canucks on Monday and clarified it was not a head injury. http:///...at-lafontaine-jersey . -- The Missouri Tigers might not have a roster full of superstars. Its here: The countdown of All-Time #MLBRank moves into the top 100 baseball players across all positions.To create our list, an ESPN expert panel voted on thousands of head-to-head matchups of 162 players, based on both peak performance and career value.The Top 100 will roll out this week. Here are Nos. 90-81.Earlier Monday, we released Nos. 100-91.Weve also rolled out the top 10 players at each position: LHP | RHP | Catchers | Shortstops | Third basemen | Second basemen | First basemen | Left fielders | Center fielders | Right fieldersAll-Time #MLBRank: 90-81Join the discussion by using the #MLBRank hashtag, and follow along @BBTN and on Facebook.Paul MolitorPosition(s) Designated hitter, third base, second baseTeams Milwaukee Brewers (1978-92), Toronto Blue Jays (93-95), Minnesota Twins (96-98)Honors Seven-time All-Star (1980, 85, 88, 91-94), four Silver Sluggers (87-88, 93, 96),?World Series MVP (1993), Hall of Fame (2004)Championships 1 -- Toronto (1993)Career stats .306/.369/.448, OPS -- .817, Hits -- 3,319, HRs -- 234, RBIs -- 1,307Did you know? Molitor had 3,319 career hits in the regular season and 43 more in the postseason, including 23 in 13 World Series games. Molitors .418 World Series batting average is tied with Pepper Martin for the highest among players with at least 60 plate appearances. -- Mark Simon, ESPN Stats & InfoRobin YountPosition(s) Shortstop, center fieldTeams Milwaukee Brewers (1974-93)Honors Three-time All-Star (80, 82-83), three Silver Sluggers (80, 82, 89), Gold Glove (82), two-time MVP (1982, 89), ?Hall of Fame (99)Championships NoneCareer stats .285/.342/.430, OPS -- .772, Hits -- 3,142, HRs -- 251, RBIs-- 1,406Did you know?Yount won the AL MVP as a shortstop in 1982 and as a center fielder in 1989. Hes one of four players to win the award at multiple positions, along with Hank Greenberg, Stan Musial and Alex Rodriguez. -- SimonOzzie SmithPosition(s) ShortstopTeams San Diego Padres (1978-81), St. Louis Cardinals (82-96)Honors 13 Gold Gloves (1980-92),?15-time All-Star (81-92, 94-96), Silver Slugger (87), Hall of Fame (2002)Championships 1 -- St. Louis (1982)Career stats .262/.337/.328, OPS -- .666, Hits -- 2,460, HRs -- 28, RBIs -- 793, SB -- 580Did you know?580 The Wizard is considered the best defensive shortstop of all time -- from a time long before defensive runs saved existed to quantify it (he won 13 Gold Gloves). Smith had 76.5 wins above replacement in his career, third among shortstops in the live ball era. The two ahead of him on the list (Cal Ripken Jr. and Robin Yount) each had at least 250 home runs. -- Sarah Langs, Stats & InfoDuke SniderPosition(s) Center fieldTeams Brooklyn Dodgers (1947-57), Los Angeles Dodgers (58-62), New York Mets (63), San Francisco Giants (64)Honors Eight-time All-Star (1950-56, 63), Hall of Fame (80)Championships 2 -- Brooklyn (1955), Los Angeles (59)Career stats .295/.380/.540, OPS -- .919, Hits -- 2,116, HRs -- 407, RBIs --1,333Did you know? Snider might not have been as strong of an all-around player as the players with whom hes most often brought up: Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle. But he did something that neither Mays nor Mantle did: hit at least 40 home runs in five straight seasons. At the time he did it, Snider was the third with at least five straight such seasons, joining Babe Ruth and Ralph Kiner. -- SimonJohn SmoltzPosition(s) Right-handed starter, relieverTeams Atlanta Braves (1988-99, 2001-08), Boston Red Sox (09), St. Louis Cardinals (09)Honors Eight-time NL All-Star (89, 92-93, 96, 02-03, 05, 07), NL Cy Young (1996), NL Silver Slugger (97), Hall of Fame (15)Championships 1 -- Atlanta (1995)Career stats W-L: 213-155, 16 shutouts, 3,473.0 innings pitched, 3.33 ERA, 3,084 strikeouts, 1.176 WHIP, 154 savesDid you know? Smoltz began his career as a starter, winning 157 games for the Braves from 1988-1999 including 24 games and the Cy Young award in 1996. He became a reliever following Tommy John surgery in 2000 and saved 154 games over the next four seasons. He is the only pitcher in MLB history with 200 wins and 150 saves. -- Jacob Nitzberg, Stats & InfoBryce HarperPosition RRight field?Teams Washington Nationals (2012-present)Honors Rookie of the Year (2012), MVP (15), Silver Slugger (15), four-time All-Star (12-13, 15-16)Championships NoneCareer stats . Adidas John Tavares Jersey. 283/.386/.512, OPS -- .898, Hits -- 604, HRs -- 116, RBIs -- 300Did you know? In 2015, Harper became the first player in Expos/Nationals history to win an MVP award and was the fourth-youngest player to win it, per the Elias Sports Bureau. Harper became just the 6th player in the expansion era to lead the National League in runs, home runs, and OPS in a single season. -- Marty Callinan, Stats & InfoTim RainesPosition(s) Left fieldTeams Montreal Expos (1979-90, 2001), Chicago White Sox (91-95), New York Yankees (96-98), Oakland As (99), Baltimore Orioles (01), Florida Marlins (02)Honors Seven-time NL All-Star (1981-87),?NL Silver Slugger (86),?All-Star Game MVP (87)?Championships 1 -- New York (1996)Career stats .294/.385/.425, OPS -- .810, Hits -- 2,605, HRs -- 170, RBIs -- 980, SB -- 808Did you know? Argued by many as the most underrated player of the 80s and 90s, Raines possessed a remarkable blend of on-base skill and speed. He stole more bases (808) than all but four players in MLB history and reached base more times (3,977) than Tony Gwynn, Lou Brock and Mike Schmidt, among others. He was named an All-Star in seven consecutive seasons (1981-87) and owns the fifth-highest career WAR (69.1) among those whose primary position was left field. -- Paul Hembekides, Stats & InfoVladimir GuerreroPosition(s) Right fieldTeams Montreal Expos (1996-2003), Anaheim Angels (04), Los Angeles Angels (05-09), Texas Rangers (10), Baltimore Orioles (11)Honors Four-time NL All-Star (1999-02), five-time AL All-Star (2004-07, 10), three NL Silver Sluggers (1999-00, 02), five AL Silver Sluggers (2004-07, 10),?AL MVP (2004)Championships NoneCareer stats .318/.379/.553, OPS -- .931, Hits -- 2,590, HRs -- 449, RBIs -- 1,496Did you know? Vlad the Impaler is best remembered for his ability to hit practically any pitch and his extraordinary throwing arm from right field. Guerrero owns the second-highest career batting average (.318) among members of the 400-home run club to debut since World War II (Miguel Cabrera, .320). The 2004 AL MVP and nine-time All-Star led NL right fielders in assists on three occasions and is the only player in the live ball era (since 1920) to lead the NL and AL in total bases in a season. -- HembekidesEddie CollinsPosition(s) Second baseTeams Philadelphia As (1906-14, 27-30), Chicago White Sox (15-26)Honors MVP (1914), Hall of Fame (39)Championships 4 -- Philadelphia (1910-11, 13), Chicago (17)Career stats .333/.424/.429, OPS -- .853, Hits -- 3,315, HRs -- 47, RBIs -- 1,300, Sacrifice hits -- 512 (all-time leader)Did you know? Even despite a record 515 sacrifice hits, Collins still ranks 10th all time with 3,313 hits. Collins also ranks in the top 10 in stolen bases and was the only player in the first 90 seasons of the modern era to steal six bases in one game. -- Dan Braunstein, Stats & Info*Note that although Baseball-Reference lists Collins with 512 sacrifice hits and 3,315 hits, the Elias Book of Baseball Records lists him with 515 and 3,313, respectively. (Reference also lists Collins as 11th all-time in hits instead of 10th).Don DrysdalePosition(s) Right-handed starterTeams Brooklyn Dodgers (1956-57), Los Angeles Dodgers (58-69)Honors Nine-time All-Star (1959*, 61-65, 67, 68),?Cy Young (62), Hall of Fame (1984)*Played in two All-Star Games in 59Championships 3 -- Los Angeles (1959, 63, 65)Career stats W-L: 209-166, 49 shutouts, 3,432 innings pitched, 2.95 ERA, 2,486 strikeouts, 1.148 WHIPDid you know? Drysdale is best remembered for a 58-inning scoreless streak in 1968. How good was he that season? Consider this: After the streak was over, Drysdale had five starts in which he allowed at least five earned runs (including one in which he allowed eight). But he still finished the season with a 2.15 ERA, the best of his career. -- Simon Cheap NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys' ' '