Bulls prepare for playoff rematch with Sixers
Fri, 30 Nov 2012|
The Bulls will host the Philadelphia 76ers, the team which knocked them out of last year's playoffs, tonight as they look to go over .500 - 11/30
First full month of the season is in the books now the Bulls get ready get tip off December against that team that sent them packing last spring. That's in the past you know you learn from every situation to move on. The other girl next opponents we have to be home while. They're different in terms of some other personnel but philosophically. Do the same. Does your coach and great coach. He goes gets his teams two plated their strengths. Cover their weaknesses so you have to be ready. The memory still remains that first round knockouts saw Derrick Rose go down and the Bulls go out but this year the Sixers are dealing with their own injuries. Andrew Bynum has bad knees will miss Saturday's game at the United Center with the Bulls know there's still plenty of problems to deal with. Turner and holiday continues through the camera significantly. And then when you. There's some of -- -- nick Jason Richardson to roll right they've got a lot of three point shooting team. -- Kwame Brown. A lot of toughness has -- Because it's yeah under the radar this week that's why I think that if they put pressure on that play together. Defensively they've always -- After playing 500 basketball in November Tom Thibodeau is expecting momentum to carry over into December. After Wednesday's 23 point win over the Mavericks. Just continue to improve every effort to your defense. From defensive transition to challenging -- finishing with the rebound. You pick and roll defense pitching shoot defense low post defense help defense. So. -- you never have a fully solved it you could always do better so that's the mindset that we want. We wanna be moving in the right direction. It's now despite that ugly game against the bucks this week the bolts have been improving defensively allowing less than 86 points per game holding opponents. Just over 41% shooting. The drastic improvement from the previous five games where they were allowing more than a hundred points per game.