How to watch Washington Wizards at Chicago Bulls
How to watch Wizards at Bulls originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington
Following the All-Star break, the Wizards look to build momentum heading into the final stretch of the regular season. In their first game back, the Wizards came up short to the New York Knicks 115-109. The Wizards currently find themselves in the 10th seed in the Eastern Conference and are on the cusp of making the play-in tournament, after missing out on the playoffs last season.
Washington will head to Chicago to take on the Bulls Sunday afternoon in a game that holds a bit more weight for the away team. The Bulls have hugely underperformed this season but are coming off a blowout win over the Brooklyn Nets. Washington needs to take care of the Bulls, as the Wizards have an upcoming slate of several tough playoff teams in the East.
Here's everything you need to know to watch the Wizards at Bulls:
WIZARDS VS. BULLS HOW TO WATCH
What: Washington Wizards at Chicago Bulls
Where: United Center, Chicago, Illinois
Time: Sunday, February 26 at 3:30 p.m. ET
Channel: Wizards at Bulls will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington Plus channel (Click here for the channel finder).
Stream: You can live stream Wizards at Bulls on NBC Sports Washington's live stream page and on the MyTeams app.
WIZARDS vs. BULLS TV SCHEDULE
3:30 PM: Wizards Pregame Live (LIVE)
4:00 PM: Wizards at Bulls (LIVE)
6:30 PM: Wizards Postgame Live (LIVE)
WIZARDS vs. BULLS: WHAT TO WATCH
From NBC Sports Washington's Chase Hughes:
"The Wizards did not make a deal on the day of the 2023 trade deadline, Feb. 9, largely because they did not want to part with draft picks or take on future salary, given the dynamics of their salary cap. But although it was a quiet day in terms of transactions, the Wizards' front office spent months planning for different scenarios. That's not to say the work went to waste, as the data they collected on other players and the landscape of the league will come in handy in the offseason. Sometimes exact trades discussed at the trade deadline come to fruition in the summer..." Read more
"That's 27 games, a third of the regular season, in which the Wizards have played with a .630 win percentage, in other words a 52-win pace. During this stretch, the Wizards have had the sixth-best net rating (+4.1) in the NBA with the seventh-best offense and 11th-best defense. One of their biggest weaknesses earlier in the season was 3-point shooting, but that too has improved significantly. They shot 14-for-35 (40%) against the Timberwolves in Thursday's win, the 16th time in 18 games they have made double-digit threes..." Read more
WIZARDS vs. BULLS PLAYERS TO WATCH
Wizards' projected starting five:
G Monte Morris
Bulls' projected starting five:
F Zach LaVine
C Nikola Vucevic