Breaking Down How Chicago Bulls’ 2012-13 Schedule Impacts Championship Odds

July 31st, 2012 by Paul Grossinger Leave a reply »
The Chicago Bulls are one of the strongest teams in the NBA's Eastern Conference. But how will a strong 2012-2013 NBA regular season schedule impact the Bulls' NBA championship odds? Check out this video for more information on the Bulls' championship chances.

The Bulls' schedule is difficult, particularly because Chicago will face several daunting road trips and a host of top playoff teams in both conferences while both Derrick Rose and Luol Deng are returning to health.  

Deng may open the regular season in Chicago's lineup, depending on the post-Olympic state of his wrist, but he is unlikely to be playing at one hundred percent to begin the year. 

Specifically, Chicago opens with an extremely tough November.  The Bulls face Oklahoma City and Boston at home then go on a five game road trip to Phoenix, Los Angeles (Clippers), Portland, Houston and Milwaukee.  

Long cross-country road trips are very difficult for teams, particularly when they are just getting their sea legs in the opening month.  

If Chicago falters and loses most of those games, it could adversely impact their playoff seeding ...

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