Chicago plays Cleveland on 5-game Road Skid | NBA

By | March 25, 2022

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.

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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.

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