* The Pistons have won two of their three games against the Bulls this season; with a victory on Saturday, Detroit would win this season series for the first time since 2005-06 (4-0).
* Each of the Bulls’ last three games (2-1) have been decided by three or fewer points. The franchise record for the most consecutive games decided by three or fewer points in a single season is four. It’s happened twice, the last time being November 3-10, 2009.
* Jimmy Butler shot 60.0 (12/20) percent from three-point range in April of last season. That led the NBA (minimum 0.1 3PM/team G).
* Nikola Mirotic has had exactly 28 points in each of his last two games, going a combined 12-for-23 (.522) from behind the arc in these contests. Both of these performances were in a reserve role; the Bulls have now won seven of their last eight games when he has 20+ points off the bench.