Charlotte Hornets (13-9, 6th at the Eastern Conference) vs Chicago Bulls (13-8, 4th at the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Monday, 8 pm EST
Bottom line: DeMar DeRozan leads Chicago to a match against Charlotte. He is ranked 6th in the NBA with 25.8 points per game.
The Bulls are 7-5 against the opponents in the meeting. Chicago is 9th at the Eastern Conference, with Nikola Vucevic leading with an average of 9.2, scoring 34.6 defensive rebounds per game.
Wasps are 9-4 in play at the Eastern Conference. Charlotte is third in the league with an average of 8.0 LaMelo Ball and 26.5 assists per game.
Top Performer: DeRozan has scored 25.8 points per game with 5.2 rebounds and 4.1 assists for the Bulls. Zach LaVine has averaged 24.7 points and 4.8 rebounds, averaging 24.7 points and 47.5% shots in the last 10 games in Chicago.
The ball shoots 37.8% across the arc, creating 2.7 3 pointers per Hornets game, averaging 19.4 points, 7.9 rebounds, 8 assists and 1.9 steals. Terry Rozier has averaged 19.3 points, 3.6 assists and 1.5 steals in Charlotte’s last 10 games.
Last 10 games: Bulls: 5-5, average 106.1 points, 42.1 rebounds, 22.4 assists, 8.1 steals, 3.4 blocks, 46.1% shots from the field. Opponents average 105.7 points per game.
Hornets: 8-2, average 114.2 points, 46.0 rebounds, 27.4 assists, 9.0 steals, 5.8 blocks, 46.3% shot from the field. Their opponents average 108.9 points.
Injury: Bulls: Patrick Williams: Out (left wrist).
Hornets: Mason Plumlee: Out (calf).
The Associated Press created this story using the technology provided by DataSkrive and the data from Sportradar.
DeRozan leads Chicago to a match against Charlotte
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