Highlights: Bulls 133-118 Rockets in NBA
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10:31 PMa month ago

Key performances

Bulls: DeMar DeRozan (26 pts, 6 assists), Nikola Vucevic (18 pts, 6 rebounds, 4 assists), Lonzo Ball (19 pts, 5 rebounds, 8 assists, 5 steals). From the bench: Coby White (24 pts), Alfonzo McKinnie (16 pts).

Rockets: Christian Wood (23 pts, 11 rebounds), Jae'Sean Tate (16 pts, 5 rebounds, 6 assists). From the bench: Kenyon Martin Jr. (15 pts).

10:24 PMa month ago

Game stats

Bulls x Rockets

FG: 60% x 51.4%

3PT: 45.7% x 36.4%

FT: 23-24 x 18-24

Rebounds: 41 x 41

Assists: 33 x 27

Steals: 7 x 4

Turnovers: 8 x 14

Fouls: 23 x 17

10:20 PMa month ago

Game over

Bulls win another at home and remain in second in the East (19-10). Rockets remain in the last positions of the West, with 10-21.
10:16 PMa month ago

Bench players on the field

Both teams put their starters to rest considering the lead in favor of the Bulls and the end of the game that is near
10:12 PMa month ago

Last minutes

We're reaching the end of the game, within the last three minutes
10:10 PMa month ago

McKinnie and White

Coming from the bench, the two players have 35 points combined: 19 for White and 16 for McKinnie
10:06 PMa month ago


Bulls 7 x 14 Rockets
9:59 PMa month ago


Houston player goes fastly inside, the defense doesn't follow him and he scores alone right below the basket
9:57 PMa month ago


Bulls 7 x 2 Rockets
9:53 PMa month ago

End of the third quarter

Bulls lead by 22
9:52 PMa month ago


Lonzo Ball passes to Alfonzo McKinnie from above the head, in a fast attack, and he slammes it hard
9:42 PMa month ago

Denied, but with foul

Christian Wood stops Cook from converting with the dunk, but gets a foul called against him
9:37 PMa month ago

Javonte Green

Bulls player goes to the bench for a while after reaching four fouls in the game
9:35 PMa month ago


Center receives in the lane from above, spins against the defender and converts with the floater
9:31 PMa month ago


Rockets stop the game. Bulls lead by 20.
9:29 PMa month ago

On the second time

Vucevic attempts for three, the ball hits the rim, goes up and then goes in after
9:27 PMa month ago


Armani Brooks complains with the referees and the Bulls get an extra trip to the line
9:25 PMa month ago

And we're back

Third quarter in action
9:17 PMa month ago

Key performances

Bulls: DeMar DeRozan (16 pts), Lonzo Ball (13 pts). *from the bench: Coby White (11 pts)

Rockets: Christian Wood (17 pts, 7 rebounds), Eric Gordon (10 pts)

9:13 PMa month ago

First half stats

Bulls x Rockets

FG: 60% x 51.4%

3PT: 52.9% x 41.2%

FT: 10-11 x 11-16

Assists: 18 x 11

Turnovers: 3 x 9

9:10 PMa month ago


Bulls 73 (biggest mark of the season) x 54 Rockets
9:08 PMa month ago

Javonte Green

Bulls player goes fastly inside, makes a spin and converts in the layup even with the defense on him
9:06 PMa month ago


Bulls SF goes for his well know move and converts from half distance
9:00 PMa month ago


Bulls player will miss the rest of game after a left mid-foot sprain
8:57 PMa month ago

Through the hustle

Devon Dotson fights for the ball, when falling on the ground, and gets it. The Bulls take a timeout before it could be stolen back by the opponents.
8:54 PMa month ago

3 seconds

Rockets get 3 second on the defense lane foul
8:51 PMa month ago


Bulls 6-12 x 3-12 Rockets
8:48 PMa month ago

Bulls with the lead

The home team puts a double-digit difference on the board, with a 15-point lead
8:45 PMa month ago


Josh Christopher steps behind the sideline with the ball and the turnover is called
8:43 PMa month ago

Jump ball

Tony Bradley and Kenyon Martin Jr. fight in the air for the ball, and the Bulls get the possession
8:38 PMa month ago

End of the first quarter

Bulls lead by nine
8:36 PMa month ago

On the second chance

Tony Bradley fights for the rebound in the lane, gives it to the DeRozan, that then passes to Lonzo Ball. He converts for three.
8:30 PMa month ago

Illegal Screen

Sengun from the Rockets moves a bit in a screen attempt and the referees call the offense foul
8:27 PMa month ago

Christian Wood

Houston's player already has 10 points in the game
8:23 PMa month ago


The game is stopped with almost six minutes left in thr first quarter. Bulls lead by 2.
8:15 PMa month ago

Caruso and DeRozan

DeRozan goes inside, passes to Caruso and he gives it back to the teammate, that dunks it right below the basket
8:12 PMa month ago

Ball goes up

The game begins
8:10 PMa month ago

Rockets starting lineup

Eric Gordon, Garrison Matthews, Armoni Brooks, Jae'Sean Tate and Christian Wood
8:08 PMa month ago

National Anthem

The national anthem was sung. The game begins shortly
8:02 PMa month ago

Teams warming up

Players get ready for the game
7:58 PMa month ago

Little delay

The game will probably be delayed for some minutes, but it will begin soon
7:33 PMa month ago

Bulls starting five

Lonzo Ball, DeMar DeRozan, Alex Caruso, Javonte Green and Nikola Vucevic
7:15 PMa month ago

Good evening

We are moments away from the game. Stay tuned.
3:14 PMa month ago

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3:09 PMa month ago

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3:04 PMa month ago

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2:59 PMa month ago

Bulls vs Rockets Prediction

Even with a list of unavailable players, including LaVine, the Bulls have the upper hand on this one. They have a much better campaign in the season up to now and play at home.

That being said, the Rockets already proved that are capable of winning games as the underdogs, considering the mentioned victory against Chicago itself, and the win against the Brooklyn Nets on December 8th, by 114 to 104.

2:54 PMa month ago

Latest game between Bulls vs Rockets

The last game, and only one so far in the season, between the two teams happened on November 24th, in Houston. The Rockets won that night, by 118 to 113, with eight players scoring more than ten points; half of them came from the bench.
2:49 PMa month ago

Key player of Houston:Christian Wood

The 26-year-old power forward is averaging a double-double this season, with 16.7 and a career high of 11 rebounds per game. He is also at his best on assists, with an average of 2.3.

The visiting team will surely count on him to try to take this one home.

2:44 PMa month ago

Key player of Chicago: DeMar DeRozan

DeRozan has been, without a doubt, the team's star this season so far, and in the last game he proved it even more. He had a stellar night against Lebron James and the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday (Dec. 19th), scoring 19 points alone in the fourth quarter, and 38 overall. 

Bulls emerged victories from that one, by 5.

2:39 PMa month ago

Probable lineups of Bulls vs Rockets

Chicago: G - Lonzo Ball | G - Alex Caruso | F - DeMar DeRozan | F - Javonte Green | C - Nikola Vucevic

Houston: G - Eric Gordon | G - Josh Christopher | F - Garrison Matthews | F - Jae’Sean Tate | C - Christian Wood

2:34 PMa month ago

Who will be the referee and his assistants?

The crew chief for this Bulls vs Rockets will be James Williams; Jacyn Goble, referee; Natalie Sago, umpire.
2:29 PMa month ago

Houston injuries

John Wall remains out of the Rockets lineup, since november, in physical reconditioning.

Kevin Porter Jr. (thigh) and Jalen Green (hamstring) are unavailable for this game as well.

Armoni Brooks (ankle) is questionable.

2:24 PMa month ago

Bulls report

Chicago has a list of unavailable players for tonight, most of them being submitted to Covid-19 protocols. They are: Matt Thomas, Ayo Dosunmu, Alize Johnson, Zach LaVine and Troy Brown Jr.

Patrick Williams (wrist) is also out and Derrick Jones Jr. is questionable.

2:19 PMa month ago

The match will be played at the United Center

The Bulls vs Rockets match will be played at the stadium United Center, in Chicago, with a capacity of 23.500 people.

The home team has a 9-4 record there so far, while the Rockets are 3-13 on the road.

2:14 PMa month ago

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Tonight, the current 2nd seed in the East Chicago Bulls (18-10) receive the 13th in the West, Houston Rockets (10-20).