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Bulls-Nets Preview Game 5

Following a riveting three overtime victory in the United Center, the Bulls have a chance to close out their first round series with the Nets at Barclays Center. That long game took its toll on the Bulls though. Kirk Hinrich will miss Game 5 with a bruised calf. Hinrich played 60 minutes in the triple […]

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Nets-Bulls Game 4 Preview

With some help from Brooklyn’s offense, the Bulls’ defense has been fantastic the past two games, helping Chicago to a 2-1 lead in the series. But, not surprisingly, the Bulls haven’t been able to pull away and capture a convincing win. C.J. Watson missed a chance to tie at the buzzer, but looking at the […]

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Nets-Bulls Game 3 Preview

With the series heading to Chicago, the Bulls find themselves back on track, after righting the ship in Game 2 of their matchup with Brooklyn. The Bulls followed up a dismal Game 1 performance with a much more spirited defensive effort, and managed to wrestle home-court advantage from the Nets. Fighting through injury Joakim Noah […]

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Bulls-Nets Game 2 Preview

Game 1: Brooklyn wins 106-89 Nets lead series 1-0 Brooklyn: Brook Lopez: 21 points, 5 rebounds               Deron Williams: 22 points, 7 assists Chicago: Carlos Boozer: 25 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists              Nate Robinson: 17 points Overview: Almost nothing went right for the […]

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Bulls-Nets Game 1 Preview

The news that no Bulls fan wanted to hear came out yesterday, and not only is Joakim Noah doubtful for game one, but it doesn’t sound good for the rest of the series either. Noah admitted what many had feared: the games down the stretch that he tried to play in worsened the injury. “I’ve […]

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Wizards-Bulls Preview

Washington Wizards Status Check: Record: 29-52 Division: 5-11 Conference: 15-36 Road Record: 7-33 Last 10 Games: 3-7 Streak: Lost 5 Last game: 106-101 loss to Brooklyn PPG: 93.2 (28th) Opponents PPG: 95.8 (8th) Offensive Rating: 100.2 (30th) Defensive Rating: 102.9 (5th) Pace: 92.2  (14th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .476 (25th) Turnover Percentage: .143 (26th) Defensive […]

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Bulls-Magic Preview

Orlando Magic Status Check: Record: 20-60 Division: 3-12 Conference: 10-40 Home Record: 12-28 Last 10 Games: 2-8 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 120-88 loss to Boston PPG: 94.3 (24th) Opponents PPG: 101.0 (23rd) Offensive Rating: 101.7 (27th) Defensive Rating: 109.0 (25th) Pace: 92.2 (14th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .485 (20th) Turnover Percentage: .137 (12th) Defensive […]

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Bulls-Heat Preview

Miami Heat Status Check: Record: 63-16 Division: 14-1 Conference: 38-11 Home Record: 35-4 Last 10 Games: 8-2 Streak: Won 5 Last game: 109-101 win over Boston PPG: 102.9 (5th) Opponents PPG: 95.1 (6th) Offensive Rating: 112.4 (2nd) Defensive Rating: 103.8 (9th) Pace: 90.6 (23rd) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .551 (1st) Turnover Percentage: .137 (13th) Defensive […]

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Bulls-Raptors Preview

Toronto Raptors Status Check: Record: 30-48 Division: 3-11 Conference: 18-30 Home Record: 18-20 Last 10 Games: 4-6 Streak: Won 1 Last game: 101-98 win over Chicago PPG: 96.8 (16th) Opponents PPG: 99.1 (18th) Offensive Rating: 105.5 (16th) Defensive Rating: 108.0 (22nd) Pace: 90.4 (24th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .486 (18th) Turnover Percentage: .130 (5th) Defensive […]

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