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2018 Schedule
2-10, 5th in Central

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Trade restriction is now lifted for the four players claimed off waivers in the offseason: Nicolas Brussino (Atlanta), David Nwaba (Chicago), Kay Felder (Chicago) and DeAndre Liggins (Milwaukee).

Bobby Marks ESPN 

The Robert Covington renegotiation now has 8 teams left with cap space: Chicago ($15.1M), Dallas ($12.5M), Phoenix ($8.9M), Indiana ($6.1M), Sacramento ($4.3M), Brooklyn ($3.4M), Atlanta ($589K) and Orlando ($549K).

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Bulls were ice-cold in first quarter

It appeared Chicago was doomed from the start Wednesday night. The Bulls have only won two regular-season games and extended their losing streak to five games after dropping their latest matchup vs. the Thunder.

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Grant makes awful inbound pass (0:19)
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Pondexter takes out cameraman (0:30)

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

The Thunder lead at half 58-34 over the Bulls, and to get there, the Bulls had to score 27 points in the second quarter. Westbrook, who didn't score in the first, had 17 in the second, plus 6 assists and 4 steals. Carmelo Anthony with 10 and 6 rebounds, Paul George with 7. Analysis: The Bulls aren't very good.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bulls have seven points on 2-16 shooting at the end of the first quarter. Seven points, on 2-16 shooting. The Thunder lead 27-7.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Robin Lopez says he has spoken to Niko Mirotic and knows that his teammate wants "to be back with the guys," but Mirotic and Portis have yet to speak. Lopez says he has not been asked to facilitate a conversation between the two of them. "I've talked to Niko a few times," Lopez said before Tuesday's practice. "I went out to dinner with him and Cris [Felicio], but I'm not going to divulge anything about [those conversations]. He told me that stuff in confidence."

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg says the team is still 'working' on trying to get Niko Mirotic and Bobby Portis to sit down and speak to one another. He's hopeful that will happen 'soon' -- but for now, the pair still hasn't spoken. "Obviously Niko and Bobby have not talked," Hoiberg said before Tuesday's practice. "Niko has had interaction with the other players. We'll continue to work on it. Niko's going to continue to come in here and get his work in. Continue to ramp up his workload and hopefully be cleared for more on-court activity soon. But to this point no, there has been no communication with Bobby and Niko."

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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Niko Mirotic getting some work in on a stationary bike as the Bulls begin practice.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Fred Hoiberg is leaning towards starting Kris Dunn and Jerian Grant will start.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Justin Holiday will not play vs. Thunder. His wife had the couple's first child last night. He will stay back in Chicago.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Lauri Markkanen (ankle) expects to play tomorrow vs. Thunder.

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Mirotic rejoins Bulls; still not talking to Portis

Nikola Mirotic was at Bulls practice Monday for the first time since an altercation with Bobby Portis that left Mirotic with several facial fractures. Mirotic, who has not been cleared for contact, did not practice and did not speak to Portis.

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Felicio finishes jump-hook, plus the foul (0:16)
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Dunn soars for two-handed jam (0:18)
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Dunn slices through Pelicans' defense for layup (0:16)

Team Stats

Points Per Game92.430th
Rebounds Per Game45.19th
Assists Per Game21.518th
Points Allowed102.98th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-18210.167
2016-174141.500
2015-164240.512
2014-155032.610
2013-144834.585