Tomorrow, 1/15 Chicago Bulls

chilidawg

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Bulls statistical tidbits:

They're first in 3 pt % at 38.5, but last in attempts per game.
Their SRS is 10th (schedule adjusted net rating), just behind the Celtics.
22nd in blocked shots, with only Vucevic getting more than 1 per game.
18th in defensive rating, 5th in offense, essentially the opposite of the C's.

With Caruso and Jones out, this is not a good defensive team.
 

Cellar-Door

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I'll probably mostly watch the Patriots, but I fully expect a big win that people point to in 2 weeks as meaningful forgetting that the Bulls were gutted by injuries
 

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I'll probably mostly watch the Patriots, but I fully expect a big win that people point to in 2 weeks as meaningful forgetting that the Bulls were gutted by injuries
I fully expect the C's to dick around for at least a half before pulling away late. I'd love to be wrong and see the bench, which played hard and, for the most part, well last nite, get some extended run.
 

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The Bulls remind me of the teams Stevens had early in his tenure in Boston. Even short-handed, they're competitive as hell.
 

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Both teams scoring every time down. First one to get a couple stops will win.

This would be another in a long line of horrible losses for the C's.
 

tbb345

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It’s kind of sad that down 2, at home, against a team severely short handed…I have 0 faith in the Celtics to pull it out
 

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Celtics have one center who doesn't get smoked when he gets switched onto a small guy (Rob) and he can't defend big guys.


Also Tatum is completely gassed so he will suck these last 3 minutes.
 

bigq

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The Celtics and the Patriots both losing is putting a damper on my night.
 

tbb345

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My read of this is that the Bulls coaching staff is much better than the Celtics and that will really show up in this last minute….

I hope to god I am completely wrong