Five Takeaways From the Chicago Bulls First Two Games

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Oct 27, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bulls forward Pau Gasol (16) blocks the shot of Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) during the second half at the United Center. Chicago won 97-95. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Bulls are off to a fast start, beating the Eastern Conference favorite Cleveland Cavaliers, 97-95, and then blowing out the Brooklyn Nets a day later, 115-100. They started out the season almost blowing a double-digit lead to the Cavaliers, but a key Pau Gasol block at the end of the game sealed the win for Chicago.

Their next game against the Nets didn’t have an exciting finish because the Bulls started out fast, scoring 30 points in the first quarter. They let Brooklyn hang around for longer than expected before finally closing the door midway through the fourth quarter.

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Either way, the Chicago Bulls are 2-0 to start the season and face the 2-0 Detroit Pistons on Friday. It is only two games but so far, here’s my five takeaways from an exciting first couple days of Bulls basketball.

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