After a winning streak was snapped by the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday, the Chicago Bulls will try to get back on track over the weekend, starting with a home game against the 7-10 Milwaukee Bucks. Then Chicago is off to Miami for a big nationally-televised Eastern Conference showdown with the Miami Heat.
The full schedule is here, and this is the weekend ahead:
Jan. 27: vs. Milwaukee Bucks (7:00 p.m. CT, WCIU)
It's the first meeting of the season between these two teams; Brandon Jennings leads the Bucks in scoring, while Andrew Bogut leads in rebounding.
Jan. 29: at Miami Heat (2:30 p.m. CT, ABC)
The Bulls and Heat tangled in the playoffs last season, with the Heat prevailing, and this could prove a preview of a playoff rematch in 2012. These two franchises could be primed to battle for Eastern Conference supremacy for years to come.
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