Chicago Bulls (42-31, 5th in Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (41-32, 6th in Eastern Conference)
Cleveland; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
CONCLUSION: Chicago visits Cleveland to break their five-game road slide.
The Cavaliers are 9-5 in division games. Cleveland is seventh in the Eastern Conference with 10.3 offensive rebounds per game, led by Jarrett Allen with a 3.4 average.
The Bulls are 9-5 against the rest of the division. Chicago ranks eighth in the Eastern Conference, dropping just 111.4 points while keeping opponents at 47.1% shooting.
The teams will compete against each other for the fourth time this season. The Bulls won the last meeting on March 13, 101-91. DeMar DeRozan led the Bulls by 25 points, and Darius Garland led the Cavaliers by 25 points.
POWERFUL: Garland is averaging 21.4 points per game and averaging 3.3 rebounds for the Cavaliers. Evan Mobley has averaged 18.4 points and 9.8 rebounds in his last 10 games for Cleveland.
People also read…
Zach LaVine averaged 2.9 points per game for the Bulls and scored 24.8 points while shooting 39.9% from beyond the arc. DeRozan has averaged 25 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.6 assists in his last 10 games for Chicago.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cavaliers: 5-5, averaging 111.7 points, 43.0 rebounds, 25.8 assists, 7.1 steals and 4.0 blocks per game while shooting 47.4% from the field. Your opponents averaged 114.0 points per game.
Bulls: 3-7, averaging 106.8 points, 38.9 rebounds, 23.0 assists, 7.6 steals and 3.3 blocks per game while shooting 46.3% from the field. Your opponents scored an average of 115.5 points.
INJURIES: Cavaliers: Jarrett Allen: Off (fingers), Collin Sexton: Off for the season (knee), Rajon Rondo: Off (ankle), Dean Wade: Off (knee).
Bulls: DeMar DeRozan: out (adductors), Lonzo Ball: out (knees).
The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and data from Sportradar.
© Data Skrive. All rights reserved.