Game 1: Bulls 104, Pacers 99
Bulls point guard Derek Rose lead both teams in scoring with 39 points, while Luol Deng added 19 points and Carlos Boozer added 10. Starting center Joakim Noah scored 10 points, and Kyle Korver came off the bench to score 13.
Pacers forward Danny Granger lead his team with 24 points. Power Forward Tyler Hansbrough scored 22, while point guard Darren Collison posted 17 and center Roy Hibbert had 11.
The Bulls out-rebounded the Pacers 49-34 and outscored them 26-11 from the free throw line.