Chicago Bulls at Philadelphia 76ers
Chicago Bulls Preview
Mired in a four-game losing streak, the Chicago Bulls are aiming to stop the slide as they visit the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night. The Bulls have lost three straight away from home as they round out a stretch of playing five of their last six contests before the All-Star break on the road. Zach LaVine led the Bulls with 22 points in Thursdayâ€™s 125-119 home loss to New Orleans, and has recorded 39 20-point games this season, tied for fourth-most in the NBA.
Chandler Hutchison has tallied 15 points in three of the past four games, while Luke Kornet has blocked at least one shot in 11 of the past 15 contests. Chicago has lost three straight in the series and four consecutive games in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia 76ers Preview
The Philadelphia 76ers will seek to improve their NBA-best home record when they host the reeling Chicago Bulls on Sunday night. Fueled by a career-high 34 points from reserve Furkan Korkmaz, Philadelphia moved to 23-2 at Wells Fargo Center this season with Fridayâ€™s 119-107 victory against Memphis.
The 76ers welcomed the return of Josh Richardson, who played 15 minutes after missing the past six games with a strained left hamstring. However, Joel Embiid missed the second half after experiencing neck stiffness. Glenn Robinson III and Alec Burks, the teamâ€™s recent trade deadline acquisitions from Golden State, were not available against the Grizzlies but could make their team debuts against the Bulls.