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Cavs at Bulls | Rocket Mortgage Game Preview

PRE-HOLIDAY HOOPS

In the Cavs final game before Christmas, they travel to the Windy City to take on the Chicago Bulls for the first time this season. The Cavs swept the Bulls last season, 4-0. The Bulls have won three in a row and four-of-five.

GAME INFORMATION
WATCHBally Sports Ohio
LISTENWTAM 1100, 100.7 WMMS, La Mega Cleveland
TIME8:00 PM EST
LOCATIONUnited Center
LAST TIME OUT

Cleveland ran out of steam on Thursday night. Going into the night shorthanded, Sam Merrill left the game in the first half and did not return (right wrist). The Pelicans ran out to an early lead and did not give that up in the second half, pulling away for the win. Dean Wade set a season-high with 20 points and drilled six three pointers.

Read Thursday's recap here.

HOW THE TEAMS STACK UP
PPGRPGAPGFG%3P%FT%
Cavs112.143.825.947.435.676.8
Bulls110.542.823.745.537.078.8
PLAYERS TO WATCH

Cavs: Dean Wade, Jarrett Allen, Max Strus

Bulls: Coby White, Nikola Vucevic, DeMar DeRozan

INJURY REPORT

Cavs:

-Sam Merrill - Wrist - QUESTIONABLE

-Donovan Mitchell - Illness - QUESTIONABLE

-Evan Mobley - Knee - OUT

-Darius Garland - Jaw - OUT

-Ty Jerome - Ankle - OUT

Bulls:

-Henry Drell - Thumb - QUESTIONABLE

-Onurlap Bitim - Nose - QUESTIONABLE

-Torrey Craig - Heel - OUT

-Zach LaVine - Foot - OUT

-Lonzo Ball - Knee - OUT

KEEP UP WITH THE ACTION

Follow along with @cavs, @cavsnotes, and @cavsjoeg throughout the game to stay up to date with all that is happening!

UP NEXT

The Cavs are back in action on December 27, in Dallas to take on the Mavericks.