LaVine, Chicago set for matchup with Detroit
Chicago Bulls (18-22, 10th in the Eastern Conference) v Detroit Pistons (12-29, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Zach LaVine and the Chicago Bulls take on the Detroit Pistons. LaVine is seventh in the league with an average of 28.5 points per game.
The pistons are 0-7 against division opponents. Detroit ranks ninth in the Eastern Conference with 10.2 offensive rebounds per game, led by Mason Plumlee averaging 2.8.
The cops are 8-10 in conference play. Chicago ranks sixth in the Eastern Conference with 35.4 defensive rebounds per game, led by Wendell Carter Jr. averaging 5.7.
The teams compete against each other for the second time this season. The Bulls won 105-102 in their final matchup on February 17th. LaVine led Chicago with 37 points and Jerami Grant led Detroit with 43 points.
TOP PERFORMER: Grant takes second place in the pistons with an average of 2.4 3-pointers and scores 23.2 points per game while shooting 36% from a distance. Saddiq Bey has averaged 2.8 3 points and 14.3 points in the last 10 games for Detroit.
Carter leads the bulls with 7.9 rebounds averaging 11.4 points. LaVine averages 28.3 points and 4.1 rebounds over the last 10 games for Chicago while shooting 56.0%.
LAST 10 MATCHES: Pistons: 3-7, averaging 107.3 points, 43.4 rebounds, 25.5 assists, 7.9 steals, and 4.9 blocks per game while 46.5% is shot off the field. Your opponents averaged 109.2 points at 48.0% shooting.
Cops: 4-6, averaging 113.2 points, 45.6 rebounds, 27.2 assists, six steals, and 4.5 blocks per game, while 48.2% are shot from the field. Your opponents averaged 113.6 points at 48.1% shooting.
INJURIES: Butt: Hamidou Diallo: out (groin), Killian Hayes: out (hip), Wayne Ellington: out (adductor), Jahlil Okafor: out (knee), Rodney McGruder: out (elbow).
Cops: Devon Dotson: out (not with team), Garrett Temple: out (ankle).
The Associated Press created this story using Sportradar technology and data provided by Data Skrive.
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