The Chicago Bulls have had a busy -- and successful -- week, and as they head into the weekend, they're coming off three consecutive wins. Injuries have plagued the team despite its success, however, as Richard Hamilton and C.J. Watson have missed several games of late. Point guard Derrick Rose was forced to sit out of the Bulls' game against Washington on Wednesday and his status for the weekend is up in the air.
The full schedule is right here. This is the weekend slate:
Jan. 13: at Boston Celtics (7:00 p.m. CT, CSN)
Boston hopes to end a two-game losing streak on Friday night, and at 4-5 overall, they're sitting in third place in their division. Ray Allen leads the team in scoring, while Kevin Garnett is the team's leading rebounder. Boston has been plagued by inconsistency this season.
Jan. 14: vs. Toronto Raptors (7:00 p.m. CT, WGN)
Raptors leading scorer Andrea Bargnani strained a calf muscle on Wednesday and was scheduled to undergo an MRI Thursday, making his status a little uncertain heading into the weekend. The Raptors have struggled in the early portion of the season and sit in fourth place in the Atlantic division.
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