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Jazz-Bulls Preview

Utah Jazz Status Check: Record: 32-29 Division: 5-4 Conference: 18-19 Road Record: 10-21 Last 10 Games: 4-6 Streak: Lost 2 Last game: 104-101 loss to Cleveland PPG: 98.7 (11th) Opponents PPG: 98.8 (17th) Offensive Rating: 106.7 (9th) Defensive Rating: 106.8 (22nd) Pace: 91.4 (19th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .488 (17th) Turnover Percentage: .139 (15th) Defensive […]

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Bulls-Jazz Preview

Utah Jazz Status Check: Record: 28-22 Division: 3-4 Conference: 15-17 Home Record: 19-5 Last 10 Games: 7-3 Streak: Won 2 Last game: 100-86 win over Milwaukee PPG: 98.1 (11th) Opponents PPG: 98.5 (18th) Offensive Rating: 106.4 (11th) Defensive Rating: 106.9 (23rd) Pace: 91.2 (19th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .488 (18th) Turnover Percentage: .138 (14th) Defensive […]

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More than just a flesh wound

With away games against the Suns, Rockets, Hornets and Mavericks looming darkly on the horizon like the creeping shadows of Mordor — yes, it’s a Tolkien reference, deal with it — this weekend’s two matchups were about as critical as they come. Friday’s game against the Raptors was the Bulls’ last at home until February 10th while Sunday’s battle with the Timberwolves was the first of […]

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Fresh ink: January 26, 2009

K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: “Poor late-game execution once again doomed the Bulls, whose season-long losing streak extended to five games after a 109-108 overtime loss to the Timberwolves. Leading by as many as 16 in the first quarter and shooting 57.6 percent through three quarters, the Bulls collapsed down the stretch by shooting […]

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Bulls-Timberwolves: At a glance

The result: The Minnesota Timberwolves (15-27) pulled out a 109-108 overtime home victory over the Bulls (18-27), who have now lost five straight and nine of 13 games this month. The good: The Bulls jumped out to a 16-point lead in the first quarter while the Wolves were clanging their first 11 shots. Joakim Noah came […]

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