Gilgeous-Alexander and the Thunder play the Bulls

Chicago Bulls (8-10, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (7-11, 12th in the Western Conference)

Oklahoma City; Friday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and the Oklahoma City Thunder play the Chicago Bulls. Gilgeous-Alexander is second in the league averaging 31.1 points per game.

The Thunder are 4-5 in home games. Oklahoma City ranks second in the Western Conference with 56.2 points per game in the paint led by Gilgeous-Alexander averaging 15.8.

The Bulls are 3-5 on the road. Chicago is 5-7 against opponents over .500.

TOP PERFORMERS: Luguentz Dort is shooting 30.6% from beyond the arc with 1.7 made 3-pointers per game for the Thunder, while averaging 14.4 points. Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 29.3 points, 5.9 assists and 1.7 steals over the last 10 games for Oklahoma City.

DeMar DeRozan is averaging 25.9 points and 4.4 assists for the Bulls. Zach LaVine is averaging 16 points and 3.2 assists over the last 10 games for Chicago.

LAST 10 GAMES: Thunder: 3-7, averaging 120.4 points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks per game while shooting % from the field. Their opponents have averaged 123.1 points per game.

Bulls: 4-6, averaging 111.0 points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks per game while shooting % from the field. Their opponents have averaged 111.4 points.

INJURIES: Thunder: Chet Holmgren: out for season (foot), Mike Muscala: out (pinky).

Bulls: Goran Dragic: out (cervical), Lonzo Ball: out (knee).

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

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