Young Chicago Bulls Finding West Coast Unkind

November 24th, 2009 by Josh Herman Leave a reply »
Every year the circus comes to Chicago, and that means an annual roadtrip for both the Bulls and Blackhawks.

And every year it seems as if both teams find themselves struggling while clowns and trapeze artists fill the United Center with laughs and cheers.

Well another season and another disappointment, at least for one of the Chicago teams.

While the Blackhawks have continued their hot home-stand (4-0 prior to the Circus Trip) with three straight victories on the road, the Bulls have been a different story.

After handling up on a lackluster Sacramento Kings team in their first game of the road trip, the Bulls have dropped three straight to the Lakers, Nuggets, and Trailblazers.

Not only have they been losing, but they've consistently showed that they can't play a full four quarters on the west coast.

They were able to stay with the Lakers for about 20 minutes until the reigning NBA champs took over and won 108-93 in a second half that was only made closer by a garbage-time run by the Bulls.

In Denver, they actually held a fairly large lead throughout most of the first half, including twice where ...

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