"It kind of fell off a little bit."The Warriors built a big lead in the first quarter and never were threatened after that, improving their league-best road record to 20-4.

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Bach's defensive expertise as an assistant to Phil Jackson helped the Bulls win three NBA titles from 1991 to 1993.

He was the head coach of the Golden State Warriors from 1983-86 before joining the Bulls as an assistant.

The Golden State Warriors have experienced far different results on the first two stops of their road trip against Eastern Conference contenders.

The third and final matchup is with a team trying to prove it isn't slipping from the East's elite.

HONORING BACHThe Bulls held a moment of silence before the game for longtime NBA and college coach John Bach, who died this week at age 91.

The funeral was Wednesday, and Hoiberg and his staff attended as well as Golden State coach Steve Kerr and assistant Ron Adams.Rose, who committed the foul, got subbed out after a strong start. They were up 34-18 going into the second and led by as many as 21 before heading to the locker room with a 63-44 cushion. Barnes scored 11 and the Warriors simply put on a clinic in ball movement that led to 30 points in the paint.Rose scored 21 for Chicago, but the rest of the team combined for just 23 points in the half.The center will miss four to six months after surgery, likely costing him the rest of the season. We know that once someone goes out, somebody has to step in and do that job, and we believe in everybody on this team."The Bulls were outrebounded 50-38 by the Pistons for their first disadvantage on the boards in 12 games. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited CHICAGO (AP) Stephen Curry glanced at the "72" banner hanging from the rafters during the morning shootaround.Chicago, though, is 9-2 without the former Defensive Player of the Year."I'm not going to say that we're over him or we don't need him. Chicago leads the league with 48.8 rebounds per game while Golden State is close behind at 46.5. A number that for two decades seemed unattainable just might be in reach for the Warriors if they keep playing this way.The Warriors avoided consecutive losses for the first time this season in resounding fashion, though, pounding East-leading Cleveland 132-98 on Monday.