Chicago Bulls at New York Knicks: Bulls Should Win on the Road

December 24th, 2010 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
Get your Christmas day started off with a little NBA action, as the New York Knicks are set to host the Chicago Bulls at Madison Square Garden. Tip-off is set for 12:00 ET and will be aired on ESPN. Our NBA spreads indicate that the Knicks are 1.5-point favorites over the Bulls with the total set at 206.5.

New York won 120-112 in the first meeting between these two teams back on Nov. 4, thanks to lights out shooting from Danilo Gallinari and Raymond Felton. Gallinari led New York with 24 points, making 4-4 from downtown, and Felton added 20 points and shot 4-6 from three-point range.

The Knicks shot 66.7 percent as a team from behind the arc. Chicago did hold Amar'e Stoudemire to just 14 points on five of 21 shooting and would like to see him struggle again this time around.

Derrick Rose led the Bulls with 24 points and also had a game-high 14 assists. Joakim Noah had 12 points and 13 rebounds, but will not be in action Saturday, as he continues to recover from a thumb injury. The Bulls were without Carlos Boozer in the first meeting and he figures to play a huge role in this game, as the Bulls have won nine of 12 since he returned to the lineup. ...

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