Bulls Game Notes For Friday vs. Memphis

stats_logo_400x225* The Bulls defeated the Grizzlies in the two teams’ prior matchup this season on December 30, snapping a three-game losing streak against Memphis in the process. Over their last three matchups, neither team has scored more than 95 points in a game.

* With their loss to the Nets on Wednesday, Memphis has now split their last six games after they had won four straight. After allowing 100 or more points just once over their previous 19 games, the Grizzlies have given up 100 or more in four out of their last five games.

* The Bulls have won each of their last five home games, tied for their longest home winning streak of the season. The Bulls haven’t won six straight at home in a season since opening up the 2011-12 season with eight straight wins at home.

* In the Grizzlies’ last game against the Nets, five players scored in double-figures off the bench – only once before in Grizzlies’ franchise history have five bench players all scored in double-figures in a game (April 19, 2006 at Timberwolves).

* After recording 20 or more points in back-to-back games, Mike Conley scored a season-low two points in the Grizzlies’ loss to the Nets on Wednesday. However, over his last four games against Chicago, Conley has averaged 19.0 points per game and 7.5 assists per game on 52.7 percent shooting from the field.

* Joakim Noah had 10 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists on Wednesday against the Pistons, Noah’s second triple-double in his last three games. The last Bulls’ player to have two triple-doubles over a three-game span was Scottie Pippen in December of 1993.

 

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