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A team-defining win: Bulls 92, Nets 90

The 2012-13 Chicago Bulls are not winning an NBA title. Derrick Rose is probably not going to play a single game this season. The Bulls will not be fully healthy — or even close — by the end of the regular season. Their absolute ceiling is a second round playoff elimination. If they make it […]

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Bulls-Nets Preview

Brooklyn Nets Status Check: Record: 43-31 Division: 9-4 Conference: 30-14 Home Record: 22-14 Last 10 Games: 6-4 Streak: Won 1 Last game: 113-95 win over Cleveland PPG: 96.4 (18th) Opponents PPG: 95.0 (5th) Offensive Rating: 107.9 (8th) Defensive Rating: 106.4 (18th) Pace: 88.5 (29th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .496 (14th) Turnover Percentage: .142 (23rd) Defensive […]

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Nets-Bulls Preview

Brooklyn Nets Status Check: Record: 34-25 Division: 9-3 Conference: 25-11 Road Record: 14-12 Last 10 Games: 5-5 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 98-90 loss to Dallas PPG: 95.2 (20th) Opponents PPG: 94.9 (5th) Offensive Rating: 106.7 (10th) Defensive Rating: 106.4 (16th) Pace: 88.1 (30th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .490 (16th) Turnover Percentage: .141 (20th) Defensive […]

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Bulls-Nets Preview

Brooklyn Nets Status Check: Record: 27-19 Division: 9-3 Conference: 20-10 Home Record: 17-8 Last 10 Games: 6-4 Streak: Lost 1 Last game: 105-85 loss to Miami PPG: 95.8 (17th) Opponents PPG: 94.7 (5th) Offensive Rating: 107.6 (9th) Defensive Rating: 106.3 (19th) Pace: 88.0 (30th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .492 (14th) Turnover Percentage: .139 (15th) Defensive […]

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Nets-Bulls Preview

Brooklyn Nets Status Check: Record: 13-9 Division: 5-1 Conference: 10-4 Road Record: 5-4 Last 10 Games: 5-5 Streak: Won 2 Last game: 107-105 double overtime win over Detroit PPG: 96.5 (18th) Opponents PPG: 94.3 (7th) Offensive Rating: 108.1 (7th) Defensive Rating: 105.5 (17th) Pace: 88.1 (30th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .492 (13th) Turnover Percentage: .133 […]

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A foul loss: Nets 127, Bulls 116

The 2009-10 New Jersey Nets are one of the worst teams in NBA history. They have 12 wins and 67 losses. The 2009-10 Chicago Bulls — who, rumor has it, are fighting for a playoff spot – have given them two of those wins. In fact, the Nets won the season series against the Bulls 2-1. […]

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Epic Failure: Nets 103, Bulls 101

I moved to Chicago back in the summer of 1998, so I didn’t become a hard core Bulls fan until the Michael Jordan era was coming to its storybook ending. It was a case of unlucky timing on my part, because the Bulls were about to go from the top of the mountain to the bottom of the trash heap. […]

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