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Bulls' rookie Bobby Portis scores 10 in first action of the season

Chicago Bulls' Bobby Portis (5), battles for a rebound against Milwaukee Bucks' Miles Plumlee (18) during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in Chicago. The Bulls won 105-95. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Chicago Bulls' Bobby Portis (5), battles for a rebound against Milwaukee Bucks' Miles Plumlee (18) during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in Chicago. The Bulls won 105-95. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Bobby Portis was the lone bright spot in Chicago's loss to the Hornets. Paul Beaty AP Photot

There weren't many positives to take from the Bulls' 25-point loss to the Hornets on Tuesday, and actually, there may have only been one.

Bobby Portis, the rookie who was selected with the 22nd overall pick in this summer's draft, got his first action of the season and scored 10 points on 5-of-7 shooting in 10 minutes off the bench.

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He told reporters afterward that he thought he could have done even more, despite the relatively strong output.