The Atlanta Hawks take on the Chicago Bulls in an NBA basketball game which sees each team with something to prove. The Hawks have a 32-8 record and are trying to prove that their strong start is more than just a fluke, after having been a doormat for several previous seasons. The Bulls are trying to show that they’re true contenders in the Eastern Conference. The game has a late start time tonight and airs on TV channels on some markets. Here’s a preview.
Atlanta is is seventh in the league in scoring, second in assists, and first in defense. But the Hawks are just 25th overall in rebounding, a vulnerability which Chicago will attempt to exploit. The Bulls finally have oft-injured Derrick Rose back in the fold as well as the free agent addition of Pau Gasol, and are hoping that a newly leveled playing field in the East will give them a legitimate shot at getting to the NBA Finals. This game may end up being a preview of an Eastern Conference playoff series, and fans around the league will be tuning to see which of these two teams is more contender than pretender – that is, if they can find it on television.
Tonight’s Chicago Bulls vs Atlanta Hawks NBA basketball game has a scheduled start time of 8:00pm eastern time. The game airs on TV channel WGN in the Chicago area, which is also carried in several other markets. It will also air on SportSouth in the Atlanta area, as well as a live stream available online at nba-stream.com.