Chicago hosts Atlanta for season opener
Atlanta Hawks vs. Chicago Bulls
Chicago; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Bulls begin the season at home against the Atlanta Hawks.
Chicago went 22-43 overall and 14-20 at home a season ago. The Bulls averaged 21.2 points off of turnovers, 13.3 second chance points and 38.3 bench points last season.
Atlanta finished 20-47 overall and 11-32 in Eastern Conference action during the 2019-20 season. The Hawks averaged 24.0 assists per game on 40.6 made field goals last season.
INJURIES: Bulls: Garrett Temple: out (covid-19).
Hawks: Kris Dunn: out (knee).