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The Bulls have won just three of their previous nine and are averaging a paltry 87.6 points in the process. But the Cavs always seem to offer a solution, as the Bulls have beaten them 11 straight, and are basically a matchup nightmare. Worse, the Cavs will be without All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving, out with a sore right knee.
Venue: United Center, Chicago.
TVRadio: 7:30 p.m. EST, FOX Sports OhioWTAM
All-Time Series: Bulls lead, 111-79.
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS (18-38)
C Tyler Zeller
PF Tristan Thompson
SF Alonzo Gee
SG Dion Waiters
PG Shaun Livingston
CHICAGO BULLS (32-24)
C Joakim Noah
PF Carlos Boozer
SF Luol Deng
SG Richard Hamilton
PG Nate Robinson
Bulls starting PG Kirk Hinrich (elbow) is a game-time decision.
Not that it matters now, but in the 34 minutes in which Hinrich has been on the floor vs. the Cavs this year, Irving is just 4-for-15 shooting with six turnovers.
The Cavs dont just lose to the Bulls, they do it badly. In four of the previous five matchups, the Cavs have lost by at least 20 points.
While the Bulls as a team have struggled, reserve forward Jimmy Butler is surging. Over the last 19 games, hes averaging 11.1 points and 5.3 rebounds off the bench.
Deng leads the NBA in minutes per game (39.0).
The Bulls Tom Thibodeau is the only coach in NBA history to finish with the leagues best record in each of his first two seasons. He also is the coach to reach 100 wins the fastest (March 19, 2012).
The Cavs have won nine of 17.
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Think D-Rose is ready to get back in the fold? Rose was shown throwing down a two handed dunk during Sundayâs pregame of the Chicago Bulls-Oklahoma City Thunder game.
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The return of Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose appears to be inching closer and closer as the NBA weeks go by. After tearing his ACL in last yearâs playoffs, Rose has made great strides in his recovery as he is now fully participating in 5-on-5 drills.
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Our friends at Cosby Sweaters provided this photo of Richard Hamiltonâs birthday cake.
Rip is still in the league, currently playing with the Chicago Bulls. His birthday was actually on Valentineâs day, but share the awesome cake via his Instagram account.
Featuring four different miniature versions himself playing poker (alongside a ring, a mask, and some Jordan kicks) Richard Hamilton's 35th birthday cake from a few days ago is clearly one of the greatest and most puzzling pastries of all time. Happy late birthday, Rip. Enjoy yourself (pun intended)!(Courtesy of Ball Don't Lie)
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Tweet Derrick Rose has spent the entire season to date rehabbing his surgically-repaired ACL, giving Chicago Bulls fans hope that he may return at some point season. Rose recently began participating in 5-on-5 practices and was even caught on camera dunking pre-game Sunday: Not bad for a player less than a year removed from major [...]
Bulls fans are hoping that the return of Derrick Rose takes place this season. On Sunday prior to the Bulls match up against the Thunder, DRose gave them hope.
Derrick Rose was on the court dunking. This is exciting because he recently stated thatÂ if he could dunk off stride, heâd be on the court.
The Bulls are currently sixth in the East.
video via Beyond the Buzzer
Rip Hamilton recently celebrated his 35th birthday, and the Chicago Bulls guard finally got around to sharing a photo of his amazing birthday cake.
Rip turned 35 on Feb. 14 and celebrated the weekend before his big day. On Sunday, he posted a photo on Instagram of his awesome birthday cake.
The cake depicts four figurines of Hamilton seated at a table playing cards. Each figurine...
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Despite competing as a top team in the Eastern Conference through the early part of the season, Tom Thibodeauâs squad has fallen on hard times as of late and itâs obvious to see how much the team misses its All-Star point guard.
While Rose has stated that he wonât...
The Bulls are already dealing with a banged-up Joakim Noah and do not have much consistent big men depth behind Taj Gibson off the bench.
When you go on the road and win 2 out of the 3 games, you can say you had a good trip. That is what happened with the Cleveland Cavaliers who only lost to the Miami Heat in this 3 game road trip. Last night the Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls and they did it without the help of Kyrie Irving who sat out with a sore knee. The Cavaliers pulled off the 101-98 win over Chicago with some...
CHICAGO (AP) -- Dion Waiters scored on jumpers, turnarounds and an assortment of moves in the lane. Shaun Livingston made a couple of a big plays in a rare start, and Wayne Ellington provided some scoring punch when the reserves were in the game.
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Waiters scored 25 points...
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