Chicago Bulls vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: A Pregame Analysis

March 31st, 2012 by James Davis Leave a reply »
Although the calendar will read April 1, 2012, there will be nothing foolish about the showdown against the Chicago Bulls and the Oklahoma City Thunder.

The titans of their respective conferences, the Bulls and the Thunder present what some analysts will dub a potential NBA Finals preview.

There is no question that if Chicago were at full strength that this game would be generating a lot more buzz than it is now; however Nick Friedell over at ESPN reports that Derrick Rose will likely sit out his tenth straight contest and Richard Hamilton is a game time decision again.

That’s not to say that all hope is lost, though.

Chicago is 8-2 over their last 10 games (without Rose and Hamilton–mind you) picking up wins against Eastern Conference heavies Miami Heat, Philadelphia 76ers and Orlando Magic along the way.

Head coach Tom Thibodeau has been motivating his team to reach deep into the depths of their abilities and they have been performing spectacularly.

Still, the Thunder are as formidable a foe as the Bulls have faced this season.

The contrast of these two teams make for a classic style-v ...

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