NBA Game of the Day – 3/19/12 – Bulls at Magic

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Chicago Bulls at Orlando Magic


8:00 PM Eastern time / 5:00 PM Pacific time

Amway Arena in Orlando, FL

TV: TNT (Directv 245)

Line: no line as of 10am pacific time

2011-12 Records:

Chicago Bulls: 37-10 (1st Eastern conference)

Orlando Magic: 29-17 (3rd Eastern conference)

Record vs. each other: Tied 1–1

Players of interest:

Chicago Bulls: Derrick Rose

Orlando Magic: Dwight Howard

Why you want to watch:

  • Magic beat the Bulls in their last match up on March 8th, 99-94 in Chicago.
  • Each team has won on the opposing teams court.
  • The Bulls are 9-4 without Derrick Rose this season, including 2-1 in their last 3 games.
  • Derrick Rose might be out for Chicago’s next 2 road games including this game against Orlando.
  • Bulls have won 12 of their last 14 games.
  • Magic are coming off of a 10 point defeat to the Miami Heat on Sunday.

– Fern Rea “@fullcourtfern”