Can the Chicago Bulls Get the Spurs On Their Long Road Trip?

November 18th, 2010 by Hardcourt Mayhem Leave a reply »
Last night the Bulls played against the Houston Rockets, and tonight they will play back-to-back games against the Spurs on a seven game road trip. The game will be showing on ESPN 8:30 p.m. central time.

The Chicago Bulls escaped with a win over the Houston Rockets, but it is going to get tougher from now on. The Spurs, off to a great start so far this season, will be a big test for the Bulls. The Spurs pose a difficult matchup against the Bulls due to the bulk they have in the front court.

Also, in an interesting note—Eva Longoria filed a divorce with Tony Parker today, which may be a either be a distraction or a chance for him to take his personal frustrations out on the Bulls.

Key To The Game

Help Defense on Tim Duncan

Most likely you will see Taj Gibson and Joakim Noah guarding Tim Duncan. It is also possible we may see Omer Asik guard Duncan as well. Tim Duncan is a load to deal with, but Joakim Noah has the size, speed, athleticism and strength to hang with Duncan when he is posting up in the mid post or facing up.

When Duncan is posting up, teammates have to help out from the weak si ...

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