DeRozan, Bulls set for matchup against the Knicks

March 28, 2022 GMT

Chicago Bulls (43-31, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (33-42, 11th in the Eastern Conference)

New York; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Knicks -4.5; over/under is 223.5

BOTTOM LINE: DeMar DeRozan and the Chicago Bulls face the New York Knicks. DeRozan is seventh in the NBA scoring 27.5 points per game.

The Knicks are 18-27 against Eastern Conference opponents. New York ranks seventh in the Eastern Conference shooting 35.6% from downtown, led by Taj Gibson shooting 44.8% from 3-point range.

The Bulls have gone 28-18 against Eastern Conference opponents. Chicago has a 4-4 record in games decided by 3 points or fewer.

The teams square off for the fourth time this season. The Bulls won the last meeting 119-115 on Dec. 3. DeRozan scored 34 points to help lead the Bulls to the victory.

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TOP PERFORMERS: Julius Randle is averaging 20.3 points, 10 rebounds and 5.1 assists for the Knicks. RJ Barrett is averaging 23.7 points over the last 10 games for New York.

DeRozan is scoring 27.5 points per game with 5.3 rebounds and 5.0 assists for the Bulls. Zach LaVine is averaging 25.8 points and five assists over the past 10 games for Chicago.

LAST 10 GAMES:

INJURIES: Knicks: Nerlens Noel: out (foot), Quentin Grimes: day to day (knee), Derrick Rose: out (ankle), Cam Reddish: out for season (shoulder).

Bulls: Lonzo Ball: out (knee).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.