Chicago and Houston to meet for out-of-conference game
Houston Rockets (4-7, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (5-8, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Houston takes on Chicago for a non-conference matchup.
Chicago went 22-43 overall with a 14-20 record at home in the 2019-20 season. The Bulls averaged 106.8 points per game last season, 15.5 from the free throw line and 36.6 from beyond the arc.
Houston finished 44-28 overall with a 20-16 record on the road a season ago. The Rockets averaged 8.7 steals, 5.2 blocks and 14.7 turnovers per game last season.
The teams meet Monday for the first time this season.
INJURIES: Bulls: Chandler Hutchison: day to day (self isolating), Ryan Arcidiacono: out (health and safety protocols), Tomas Satoransky: day to day (health and safety protocols).
Rockets: Dante Exum: out (calf), John Wall: out (knee), Sterling Brown: day to day (health and safety protocols), Brodric Thomas: day to day (ankle), Eric Gordon: day to day (leg), Danuel House: out (health and safety protocols), Chris Clemons: out for season (achilles), DeMarcus Cousins: day to day (ankle).