Bulls-Heat Preview

Miami Heat Status Check: Record: 22-8 Division: 5-1 Conference: 10-5 Home Record: 15-2 Last 10 Games: 8-2 Streak: Won 2 Last game: 119-109 OT win over Mavericks PPG: 103.6  (4th) Opponents PPG: 98.6 (19th) Offensive Rating: 111.3 (3rd) Defensive Rating: 106.0 (18th) Pace: 92.1 (13th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .547 (1st) Turnover Percentage: .136 (8th) […]

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Game Recap: Bulls 96, Magic 94

The Good: Despite the absence of Joakim Noah (flu-like symptoms), Chicago’s starting frontcourt was dominant, combining for 75 points on 29-for-50 shooting (58 percent) to go with 25 rebounds, 7 assists, 4 blocked shots and 3 steals. Carlos Boozer — who always seems to become more assertive on offense when Noah is out — erupted […]

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Bulls-Magic Preview

Orlando Magic Status Check: Record: 12-19 Division: 2-4 Conference: 5-13 Home Record: 7-10 Last 10 Games: 4-6 Streak: Lost 6 Last game: 112-110 overtime loss to Heat PPG: 93.3 (26th) Opponents PPG: 96.2 (10th) Offensive Rating: 101.2 (29th) Defensive Rating: 104.4 (12th) Pace: 91.6 (17th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .489 (13th) Turnover Percentage: .146 (28th) […]

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Game Summary: Bobcats 91, Bulls 81

There was the home loss to a New Orleans Hornets team that ranks 29th in both PPG and Defensive Rating. Then there was the 21-point road defeat by the Los Angeles Clippers that began a three-game losing streak. Let’s not forget that time the Bulls choked away a 27-point lead to the Milwaukee Bucks and fell […]

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Bobcats-Bulls Preview

Charlotte Bobcats Status Check: Record: 7-23 Division: 2-5 Conference: 5-9 Road Record: 2-11 Last 10 Games: 0-10 Streak: Lost 18 Last game: 98-95 loss to New Orleans PPG: 95.6 (20th) Opponents PPG: 104.5 (30th) Offensive Rating: 102.2 (24th) Defensive Rating: 111.8 (30th) Pace: 92.2 (12th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .458 (29th) Turnover Percentage: .130 (5th) […]

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Game Recap: Bulls 87, Wizards 77

The Bulls must have been glad to get a win after back-to-back blowout losses to the Hawks and Rockets… …but they likely would have liked to have played better. The Wizards are a league-worst 4-24 this season. According to Basketball-Reference, they rank 30th in PPG (88.8), Field Goal Percentage (40.6), Effective Field Goal Percentage (44.3) […]

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Wizards-Bulls Preview

Washington Wizards Status Check: Record: 4-23 Division: 2-7 Conference: 2-17 Road Record: 1-12 Last 10 Games: 2-8 Streak: Won 1 Last game: 105-97 win over Orlando PPG: 89.2 (30th) Opponents PPG: 96.9 (13th) Offensive Rating: 95.8 (30th) Defensive Rating: 104.1 (12th) Pace: 91.3 (20th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .446 (30th) Turnover Percentage: .142 (20th) Defensive […]

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Game Recap: Rockets 120, Bulls 97

That was horrible. Chicago fans didn’t expect the Bulls to give them a lump of coal like this, not at home on Christmas Day against the team that used a contract with a “poison pill” to steal Omer Asik away from them last summer. The numbers are painful to review. Better bite your lip before […]

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Rockets-Bulls Preview

Houston Rockets Status Check: Record: 14-12 Division: 2-4 Conference: 4-10 Road Record: 3-7 Last 10 Games: 6-4 Streak: Won 3 Last game: 121-96 win over Grizzlies PPG: 105.4 (1st) Opponents PPG: 103.4 (29th) Offensive Rating: 108.0 (7th) Defensive Rating: 105.9 (19th) Pace: 96.4 (1st) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .507 (7th) Turnover Percentage: .145 (24th) Defensive […]

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