Jul 15, 2013; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Chicago Bulls guard Marquis Teague, center, is congratulated by Bulls guard Tony Snell, left, and forward Erik Murphy after Snell was awarded a free throw against the Denver Nuggets during an NBA Summer League game at the Thomas and Mack Center. Also pictured is Bulls forward Malcolm Thomas at far right. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Bulls release 2013 preseason schedule

The Chicago Bulls will open preseason play on Oct. 5 against the Indiana Pacers as apart of their eight game preseason schedule, the team announced on Thursday.

The Bulls will play at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on Oct. 7 against the Memphis Grizzlies before traveling to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to play the first NBA game in the country on Oct. 7 against the Washington Wizards.

Bulls’ head coach Tom Thibodeau and company will host three home games against division foes Detroit Pistons (Oct. 16), Pacers (Oct. 18), Milwaukee Bucks (Oct. 21) before facing the Oklahoma City Thunder at the INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas on Oct. 23. The Bulls will close their preseason slate on Oct. 25 at home against the Denver Nuggets.

Date Opponent Time (CT)
Saturday, Oct. 5 @Indiana Pacers 7:00 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 7 Memphis Grizzlies 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 12 @Washington Wizards 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 16 Detroit Pistons 7:00 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 18 Indiana Pacers 7:00 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 21 Milwaukee Bucks 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 23 @Oklahoma City Thunder 8:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 25 Denver Nuggets 7:00 p.m.

The NBA regular-season schedule will be released Aug. 6.

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