76ers to face Bulls on the road

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Philadelphia 76ers (7-2, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (6-2, third in the Eastern Conference)

Chicago; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Bulls play the Philadelphia 76ers.

Chicago went 31-40 overall and 21-21 in Eastern Conference play last season. The Bulls averaged 26.9 assists per game on 42.3 made field goals last season.

Philadelphia finished 49-23 overall and 31-11 in Eastern Conference play during the 2020-21 season. The 76ers averaged 113.6 points per game last season, 47.3 in the paint, 18.1 off of turnovers and 15.2 on fast breaks.

The teams square off for the second time this season. The 76ers won the last matchup on Nov. 3. Seth Curry scored 22 points to help lead the 76ers to the victory.

INJURIES: Bulls: Coby White: out (shoulder), Patrick Williams: out (left wrist).

76ers: Furkan Korkmaz: out (wrist), Ben Simmons: out (back), Grant Riller: out (knee), Tobias Harris: out (health protocols), Danny Green: out (hamstring), Isaiah Joe: out (health and safety protocols).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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