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Bulls vs Magic Preview

If the prior two meetings between these teams are any indication, expect a close game tonight. They probably aren’t any indication, as Orlando’s tanking and the Bulls will likely be mad after the way they played yesterday, but either way, the first time they played back in December, Luol Deng missed a potential game-tying layup in […]

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The Bulls finally beat a bad team

To be honest, it’s somewhat difficult to concentrate on basketball matters after yesterday’s tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon. The immense national sadness was felt everywhere, including the Bulls’ locker room. Said Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau: “It’s just terrible. Our hearts go out to the victims, their families, the first responders, everybody there. It’s just terrible. […]

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Game Recap: Bulls 99, Magic 93

The Orlando Magic entered last night’s game a surprising 2-0. Possibly even more surprising was their post-Dwight Howard offensive uptick. In those two wins, the Magic scored 102 points against the Denver Nuggets and then 115 points against the Phoenix Suns. The Bulls — who also had enjoyed a quick 2-0 start — were coming […]

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60 Wins: Bulls 102, Magic 99

To continue what has become a common refrain this season, the Bulls had yet another “first time since the Michael Jordan era” moment yesterday when they reached the always-special 60-win plateau. In fact, the only other times the Bulls have ever won at least 60 games was in the MJ era. Jordan’s teams did it in […]

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Bulls-Magic Preview

Orlando Magic Status Check: Record: 40-22 Division: 9-4 Conference: 27-11 Home Record: 24-9 Last 10 Games: 8-2 Streak: Won 4 Last game: 99-96 comeback win over Heat PPG: 100.3 (11th) Opponents PPG: 94.3 (5th) Offensive Rating: 108.4 (11th) Defensive Rating: 101.9 (3rd) Pace: 92.2 (16th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .522 (6th) Turnover Percentage: .141 (25th) […]

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Magic-Bulls Preview

Orlando Magic Status Check: Record: 30-16 Division: 5-3 Conference: 20-8 Road Record: 13-10 Last game: Won 111-96 at Indiana Last 10 Games: 6-4 PPG: 100.5 (11th) Opponents PPG: 94.6 (6th) Offensive Rating: 108.7 (11th) Defensive Rating: 102.3 (5th) Pace: 92.0 (17th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .528 (2nd) Turnover Percentage: .142 (23rd) Defensive Rebound Percentage: .774 (1st) […]

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