* When the Pistons beat the Bulls in Detroit last April 7, it snapped Chicago’s 18-game winning streak in this series.
* The Bulls are 0-4 on their current “Circus road trip”, averaging just 86.8 points per game on 39.0 percent shooting during this skid. Including a home win over the Bobcats on November 18, Chicago has shot below 40 percent in each of its last five games; its longest single-season streak since a similar five-game one, March 13-19, 2005.
* The Pistons have held their last five, and six of their last seven, opponents below 100 points. The five-game streak is tied for the third-longest active one in the NBA (San Antonio -11 & Charlotte – 8).
* Tony Snell made his first career start in Monday’s loss to the Jazz, his nine points in the contest equaling his total points scored in his first eight career games. Chicago has used five different starting lineups this season, after going with 15 different ones in 2012-13.
* Carlos Boozer recorded his first 25/15 performance of the season when he had 26 points and 16 points in Monday’s loss to the Jazz. Boozer had three 25/15 games last season.
* Brandon Jennings has had double-digit assists in each of his last three games; that is the longest active streak in the NBA. His career high for consecutive games with 10+ assists is four, March 2-9, 2013.