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Game 22 Results: We Used to Dream of Mustard and Onions for Dessert

Final Score: Bulls 99, Thunder 90

Stat Leaders:

Points: Boozer with 29, Durant with 29

Rebounds: Boozer, Noah with 12, Sefolosha with 8

Assists: Rose with 9, Westbrook with 8

The Key Stats:

  • Bulls win the rebounding edge – 53-39 (16-12 offensive)
  • Bulls win points in the paint battle – 58-32

My thoughts on the loss to the Bulls fall into three categories:

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Game 22 Preview: Thunder at Bulls

Tipoff at 8:00PM EST

Analysis from Game 1

Game Preview

Key Players:

Derrick Rose: 25.7 ppg, 8.1 apg

Carlos Boozer: 14.0 ppg

Joakim Noah: 15.4 ppg, 12.2 rpg

Thus far this year, post play has been the Thunder’s bane of existence.  Regardless of whether that player is Paul Millsap or Brook Lopez, the Thunder have an uncanny ability to make them look like Moses Malone.

The Bulls appear to be a very well put together team capable of challenging the best of the Eastern Conference, regardless of what happens to the Carmelo sweepstakes.  Are they playing up to snuff?

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12/6 Daily Links

Rematch in Chicago tonight.  Bulls are back at full strength.  On your toes, men.

What the pros are saying:

A Congolese and a Hoya Enter the Octagon…

I’d like to once again highlight one of my previous links, a strong piece by Royce Young at DailyThunder.

It’s Officially Time to Ask the Question

That’s right, Royce finally decided to propose to Jeff Green.

Not really.

Young’s analysis of the delicate chemistry that is both the player’s psyche and the team’s dynamic is a good one and appropriate to consider while we’re still early in the season.

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