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A look at the Bulls’ preseason stats

I don’t want to put too much emphasis on preseason stats. After all, preseason games are like lab experiments. Coaches tinker with various lineups and try to test the reserves, and players test new moves and try to ratchet up their games for the upcoming 82-game (plus playoffs hopefully) grind. Still, what happens in the preseason […]

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Bulls-Cavaliers Season and Playoff Series Stats

Over at Synergy Sports, they’ve posted a comprehensive and thoroughly fascinating statistical breakdown of the Bulls-Cavaliers series (not to mention all the other playoff series). They also provide a side-by-side comparison of the regular season stats. Go check it out. Seriously. Right now. I’ll probably write more about this after I’ve had a chance to sift through the numbers. […]

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Bulls stat roundup: November 25, 2009

For an explanation of the advanced stats provided below, visit the glossary page at Basketball-Reference.com. Basic team stats Points Per Game: 91.4 (27th) Opponent Points Per Game: 96.9 (13th) Advanced team stats Pythagorean W-L: 4-9 (27th) SRS: -3.40 (22nd) Pace Factor: 92.4 (18th) Offensive Rating: 98.9 (27th) Defensive Rating: 104.9 (13th) Offense Four Factors Effective Field […]

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Shooting apocalypse

The good news: the Bulls are currently ranked 10th in Opponents Field Goal Percentage (.436), Opponents Three-Point Percentage (.325) and Defensive Rating (101.6 Points Per 100 Possessions), and they’re 11th in Opponents Effective Field Goal Percentage (.476). Chicago’s opponents shoot free throws at the league’s 12th-best rate (.759), but the Bulls have given up fewer […]

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Last season’s super subs

While sifting through the incredible amount of data over at 82games.com, I came across the NBA Team Starter/Reserve stats page for the 2008-09 season. Check this out: Last season, the Bulls bench ranked 13th in points per 100 possessions (106.3), 10th in rebounds per game (14.3), ninth in points per game (31.0), tied for 7th in […]

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Not-so-random numbers from the 2008-09 season

To prepare myself for the upcoming season, I decided to take a look back at the numbers that shaped the 2008-09 campaign. These stats came from the 2008-09 NBA Season Summary at Basketball-Reference.com. Field Goals Made / Attempted: The Bulls ranked 8th in field goals made (3126) and 5th in field goals attempted (6846). Only the Knicks, […]

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