Chicago Bulls 2010 Preseason: Is Loss to Orlando Magic Something To Worry about?

October 17th, 2010 by Ros Dumlao Leave a reply »
The Chicago Bulls’ 38-point loss to the Orlando Magic got me laughing nervously.

It was only a preseason game, right?

And from the promises of Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah, Saturday’s performance will never happen again.

Well that’s very reassuring…or do I hear another nervous laugh?

Orlando is one of the Eastern Conference’s powerhouses along with the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics. With a newly restructured roster and depth, Chicago can play the sleeper team.

Saturday’s game was a chance for the Bulls to rise to the occasion and challenge an established conference contender. But they failed—miserably.

Of course, there are many factors to consider about this particular game.

After losing in overtime against the Dallas Mavericks the night before, the Bulls didn’t arrive to their Orlando hotel until 3:15 a.m. That’s enough to drain any team physically, and the Bulls definitely showed they were battling fatigue and exhaustion on the court.

Their offense only managed 10 points in the first quarter and 23 points in the second, and the Mag ...

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