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Bulls vs. Grizzlies: Game Time, Preview, TV and Live Stream: Where to Watch and Listen

Chicago Bulls (0-0) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (0-0)

Location: United Center, Chicago, IL

Time: 7:00pm CST/8:00pm EST

TV: ComcastSportsNet Chicago

Nat’l TV: NBA TV

Live Stream: NBA League Pass

Radio: ESPN 1000

Line: Chicago by 3

Injury Report/Inactives: CHICAGO — Derrick Rose (OUT), Joakim Noah (WILL PLAY)

MEMPHIS — NONE

Key Matchup: How will the Bulls play without Derrick Rose?

The question on everyone’s mind when it comes to the Bulls this season is how will Chicago play without Derrick Rose? Well it’s not the first and it’s not the last time the Bulls will hit the hardwood without their MVP in the lineup but history shows the Bulls will be fine — at least mentally. Yeah, we’ll have the same old responses of it wasn’t the same without Derrick on the court but what are guys supposed to say when that question is asked. Fact of the matter is the Bulls locked up the Eastern Conference’s best record sans Derrick Rose for almost half the season and the team runs deeper than just him. But all that success was had thanks to the help of John Lucas (now in Toronto), C.J. Watson (Brooklyn), Ronnie Brewer (New York), Kyle Korver (Atlanta) and Omer Asik (Houston). So the real question this season isn’t can the Bulls win without Derrick Rose, it’s can they win with the Frankenstein bench they’ve sewn together?

Streak

’12 Avg. Pts Allowed

’12 Avg. Pts Scored

Last 10 Games

Bulls

88.2

96.3

Grizzlies

93.0

95.0

Last Game: Bulls lost to Sixers 79-78, Grizzlies lost to Clippers 82-72

Last Meeting: January 16, 2012 – Bulls 86, Grizzlies 102

Prediction:  Bulls 96, Grizzlies 94

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