The Chicago Bulls shot really well in this game, finishing 42-79 (53.2%), in a blowout 99-79 win over the Detroit Pistons. Chicago (7-7) entered the game on a 4 losing streak.
Luol Deng had another strong game, putting up 27 points on 11-17 shooting. Other key performers for Chicago were Taj Gibson with 23 points and 8 rebounds, Kirk Hinrich with 13 points and 7 assists, and Joakim Noah with 13 points and 5 rebounds. Rodney Stuckey had another quality performance off the bench for Detroit despite the loss, scoring 25 points on 9-16 shooting from the field and 7-8 from the free throw line. Andre Drummond added 10 points and 11 rebounds.
The Pistons had 12 assists against 15 turnovers for a ratio of 0.80. This year, they are 1-2 when having more turnovers than assists in a game. Conversely, the Bulls are undefeated (2-0) when holding their opponents below an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.00.
Coming up, the Bulls square off with the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are 4-10 on the season. The Pistons go up against the Los Angeles Lakers, currently sitting at 8-8 this year. The Bulls are 1-0 versus Cleveland this season. The Pistons are 0-1 versus Los Angeles this season.