* The Bulls are 3-13 (.188) since November 21; entering this weekend, only the Philadelphia 76ers (2-11, .154) have a worse record since that date. Chicago has been held below 100 points in eight straight games, averaging 83.3 ppg on 37.8 percent shooting during this streak.
* Chicago has used four different starting point guards this season: Derrick Rose, Kirk Hinrich, Marquis Teague and D.J. Augustin. With Rose and Hinrich out with injuries and Teague struggling, Augustin has started the last two games, putting up 23 points (on 43.8 FG%) and 14 assists.
* Tristan Thompson has posted a double-double in both of his games against the Bulls this season, averaging 14 ppg and 13.5 rpg in these contests. He had just one double-double in his first seven career games against Chicago.