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Recap: Bulls 96, Raptors 80

Playing without Derrick Rose for the first time in six game—an entire six game!—the Bulls capitalized on an ugly shooting night from all but one of the Raptors to claim their first road win of the year and avoid starting 0-4 away from home for the first time in five years. With about five minutes […]

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Game Recap: Bulls 107, Raptors 105 (OT)

The Good: The Bulls won for the sixth time in their last eight games, pushed their Eastern Conference-leading road record to 11-5, and stayed hot on the heels of the Indiana Pacers for the Central Division lead. The Bad: Instead of taking care of business against a bad team — and Toronto (14-25) is a […]

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Raptors-Bulls Preview

Toronto Raptors Status Check: Record: 20-54 Division: 4-9 Conference: 12-32 Road Record: 6-31 Last 10 Games: 3-7 Streak: Lost 5 Last game: Lost 104-98 to Milwaukee PPG: 99.3 (17th) Opponents PPG: 105.6 (26th) Offensive Rating: 105.7 (21st) Defensive Rating: 112.4 (30th) Pace: 93.4 (10th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .491 (21st) Turnover Percentage: .138 (22nd) Defensive […]

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Game 55 Recap: Raptors 118, Bulls 113

Well…that was a real bummer. Joakim Noah’s return was supposed to mean great things for the Bulls. Darkness was going to become sunlight and pure evil was supposed to transform into delicious candy. The blind would see and the lame would walk. Instead, the Bulls were beaten by a Raptors team that had lost 18 of its […]

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Bulls-Raptors Preview

Toronto Raptors Status Check: Record: 15-42 Division: 4-7 Conference: 9-27 Home Record: 10-18 Last 10 Games: 2-8 Streak: Lost 2 Last game: Lost 101-114 to Charlotte Bobcats PPG: 98.7 (16th) Opponents PPG: 104.6 (23rd) Offensive Rating: 105.3 (22nd) Defensive Rating: 111.7 (29th) Pace: 93.5 (10th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .489 (20th) Turnover Percentage: .138 (21st) […]

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Game 33 Recap: Bulls 111, Raptors 91

As I’ve mentioned before, blowing out bad teams is a key quality of truly good teams. Well, that’s what the Bulls did last night, addressing their recent so-so play in the process. The Bulls dominated pretty much every meaningful statistical category. They shot 53 percent from the field. They won the rebounding battle 44-33 (including a […]

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Raptors-Bulls Preview

Toronto Raptors Status Check: Record: 11-22 Division: 4-5 Conference: 8-13 Road Record: 4-12 Last game: Lost 93-79 to the Celtics Last 10 Games: 3-7 PPG: 100.2 (11th) Opponents PPG: 104.4 (25th) Offensive Rating: 105.9 (16th) Defensive Rating: 110.3 (27th) Pace: 94.6 (6th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .492 (16th) Turnover Percentage: .146 (25th) Defensive Rebound Percentage: .744 […]

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