Chicago Bulls Preseason Game No. 5: Five Takeaways From Wednesday’s Loss to Detroit

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Oct 14, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Detroit Pistons guard Jodie Meeks (center) Chicago Bulls forward Bobby Portis (right) and Chicago Bulls forward Cristiano Da Silva Felicio (left) go for a loose ball during the second half at the United Center. The Detroit Pistons defeated the Chicago Bulls 114-91. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

With a rookie head coach, you expect things to be up and down during a span of a few preseason games. But, the Chicago Bulls were just awful at times on Wednesday night. Here’s five takeaways from a bad loss to the Detroit Pistons.

Reminder: It’s OK to critique, criticize, or praise the performance of a team, even during the preseason schedule.

For three quarters, the Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons competed a tightly-contested game. Then, a 38-point explosion from the Pistons buried the Bulls, as Detroit rolled to a 114-91 blowout of the Bulls in Chicago on Wednesday night.

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The Bulls logged 75 points in three quarters, despite only making six threes all night, but with a youth-filled/deep bench five in the final quarter, the Bulls got ran out of the building.

No Bulls had more than four assists on Wednesday and the Bulls had 17 as a team on 37 makes. Five Bulls scored in double figures, led by E’Twaun Moore‘s 16 points.

With that being said, here’s five takeaways from Wednesday’s loss to Detroit.

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