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Raptors-Bulls Preview

Toronto Raptors Status Check: Record: 11-22 Division: 4-5 Conference: 8-13 Road Record: 4-12 Last game: Lost 93-79 to the Celtics Last 10 Games: 3-7 PPG: 100.2 (11th) Opponents PPG: 104.4 (25th) Offensive Rating: 105.9 (16th) Defensive Rating: 110.3 (27th) Pace: 94.6 (6th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .492 (16th) Turnover Percentage: .146 (25th) Defensive Rebound Percentage: .744 […]

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Bucks-Bulls preview

Milwaukee Bucks Status Check: Record: 12-17 Division: 2-2 Conference: 7-6 Road Record: 5-10 Last game: Lost 95-80 at home to the Hawks Last 10 Games: 5-5 PPG: 90.8 (30th) Opponents PPG: 92.7 (4th) Offensive Rating: 100.0 (30th) Defensive Rating: 102.2 (5th) Pace: 90.4 (25th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .449 (30th) Turnover Percentage: .132 (10th) Defensive Rebound Percentage: […]

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Clippers-Bulls preview

Los Angeles Clippers Status Check: Record: 5-21 Division: 2-3 Conference: 5-15 Road Record: 0-11 Last game: Lost 105-91 @ Philadelphia Last 10 Games: 2-8 PPG: 95.6 (22nd) Opponents PPG: 101.8 (20th) Offensive Rating: 103.0 (24th) Defensive Rating: 109.6 (20th) Pace: 91.8 (17th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .482 (22nd) Turnover Percentage: .155 (29th) Defensive Rebound Percentage: .747 (12th) Offensive […]

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Bulls-Raptors preview

Toronto Raptors Status Check: Record: 9-16 Division: 3-4 Conference: 7-10 Home Record: 6-6 Last game: Lost 97-91 @ Charlotte Last 10 Games: 3-7 PPG: 102.4 (8th) Opponents PPG: 105.2 (25th) Offensive Rating: 107.7 (13th) Defensive Rating: 110.6 (25th) Pace: 95.1 (5th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .496 (15th) Turnover Percentage: .144 (22nd) Defensive Rebound Percentage: .741 (18th) Offensive Rebound […]

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Pacers-Bulls preview

Indiana Pacers Status Check: Record: 11-11 Division: 2-2 Conference: 7-6 Road Record: 5-6 Last game: Lost 97-83 @ Atlanta Last 10 Games: 5-5 PPG: 99.6 (16th) Opponents PPG: 97.4 (13th) Offensive Rating: 105.0 (20th) Defensive Rating: 102.6 (9th) Pace: 94.5 (7th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .504 (11th) Turnover Percentage: .146 (25th) Defensive Rebound Percentage: .741 (18th) Offensive Rebound […]

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Bulls-Cavaliers Preview

Cleveland Cavaliers Status Check: PPG: 94.4 (26th) Opponents PPG: 103.1 (19th) Offensive Rating: 101.4 (29th) Defensive Rating: 110.8 (25th) Pace: 93.1 (14th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .470 (27th) Turnover Percentage: .126 (2nd) Defensive Rebound Percentage: .766 (5th) Offensive Rebound Percentage: .215 (30th) Free Throws Per Field Goal Attempt: .226 (19th) Opp. eFG%: .529 (29th) Opp. […]

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Magic-Bulls Preview

Here are some quick facts about the Orlando Magic: At 13-4, they’re leading the Southeast Division and tied for the best record in the Eastern Conference. They rank 1st in Defensive Rating (100.1) and 12th in Offensive Rating (107.5). More stats: Offensive Four Factors: 2nd in Effective Field Goal Percentage (.530), 13th in Free Throws […]

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Circus Trip: Bulls-Lakers Preview

The last couple weeks have been good times for the Bulls. They’ve won four of their last five games — including legit wins over the Denver Nuggets and Dallas Mavericks — and currently have a 2-1 record on their annual circus trip of horrors. They’re leading the Central Division and are currently ranked 5th in the […]

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Circus Trip: Bulls-Mavs preview

Rough time to be the Mavericks. They’ve opened the season with a 7-3 record… …and they’re in third place in the Southwest Division behind the Hornets (9-1) and Spurs (9-1). But hey, Dallas is getting it done. On one end of the court anyway. Despite the presence of guys like Dirk Nowitzki (23.6 PPG on […]

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Circus Trip: Bulls-Spurs Preview

This is going to be a rough one. The Spurs (8-1) have one of the best records in the league. They rank 2nd in PPG (108.9), 3rd in Offensive Rating (111.8), 6th in Pace (96.3) and 8th in Defensive Rating (103.8). That said, the record could be mildly deceiving. Their one loss was to the […]

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