The Toronto Raptors will be at United Center to take on the Chicago Bulls. Through a quarter of the season, the Bulls are three games below .500 and currently hold a 9-12 record. Also at the quarter mark of their own season, the Raptors haven't been able to win consistently and sport a record of 8-13. This game is scheduled to start at 8:00 pm EST and it will be covered by TSN and CSN-CHI.
The Bulls look for another win today after edging the Bucks, 91-90. Joakim Noah played a pivotal role, recording his sixth double-double of the season with 21 points and 18 rebounds. The Raptors, meanwhile, are coming off a win against the 76ers, 108-100. DeMar DeRozan was the game's top scorer, recording 27 points. This is the second game of the year between these two teams, with the Bulls winning the first matchup, 96-80. Despite the loss, DeMar DeRozan was the leading scorer in the game with 37 points.
This has potential to be a mistake-prone game for Chicago's offense, which ranks 27th in the NBA in ball protection (TO% of 16.7%). Toronto's ball-hawking defense forces the third-most turnovers in the league (22.5%).