* The Bulls have won eight of their last 10 home games against Brooklyn, but the Nets won the last meeting at the United Center, 97-85 last February 18.
* Opponents are averaging just 88.8 points per game at the United Center against the Bulls this season. But Chicago is just 6-6 in these games, with neither the Bulls nor their opponents have scored more than 101 points in any of these contests.
* Marco Belinelli is averaging 16.8 points per game and is shooting 39.4 percent from three-point range since moving into the starting lineup on December 4.
* Joakim Noah has had at least seven rebounds and two assists in 19 straight games. That is the longest active streak in the NBA (Anderson Varejao had 18 straight such games entering this weekend).