Bulls-Raptors Preview

The Chicago Bulls will be at home at United Center when they challenge the Toronto Raptors. The Bulls have not found their stride this season, currently holding a 12-17 record. On the other end, the Raptors can gain some ground on the rest of the pack with a win, entering with a record of 13-15. This game has a start time of 8:00 pm EST and TSN2 and CSN-CHI will be providing coverage of the contest.

The Bulls come into today's game on a high note after defeating the Grizzlies, 95-91. Jimmy Butler was the team's leading scorer with 26 points in the game. Meanwhile, the Raptors are coming off a win over the Knicks, 115-100. Kyle Lowry contributed greatly, recording 32 points and 11 assists to claim his fourth double-double of the season. The two teams have split the two matchups this season, The Raptors had the upper hand in the most recent game, a blowout 99-77 win. Jonas Valanciunas put up a double-double in that victory with 15 points and 11 rebounds.

It could be a sloppy game for Chicago offense, which ranks 28th in the league in ball protection (TO% of 16.6%). They'll be facing the gambling Toronto defense, which forces the third-most turnovers in the NBA (26.8%).