Chicago takes on Los Angeles, aims to end 3-game slide
Los Angeles; Friday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago looks to stop its three-game slide with a victory against Los Angeles.
The Clippers have gone 20-13 at home. Los Angeles ranks second in the Western Conference shooting 38.6 percent from downtown, led by Landry Shamet shooting 46.9 percent from 3-point range.
The Bulls have gone 11-23 away from home. Chicago is 8-24 in games decided by at least 10 points. The Clippers won the last meeting between these two squads 106-101 on Jan. 25. Lou Williams scored 31 points to help lead Los Angeles to the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: Williams has averaged 20.3 points and 2.9 rebounds for the Clippers. Shamet is averaging 2.9 made 3-pointers and 11.7 points over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.
LAST 10 GAMES: Bulls: 4-6, averaging 115 points, 44.8 rebounds, 23 assists, 6.8 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 47.4 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 120.2 points on 48.9 percent shooting.
Clippers: 7-3, averaging 115.3 points, 48.6 rebounds, 23.7 assists, 7.3 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 45.4 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.3 points on 44.2 percent shooting.
Clippers Injuries: Luc Mbah a Moute: out (knee), Danilo Gallinari: day to day (sore left ankle).
Bulls Injuries: Otto Porter Jr.: day to day (knee), Wendell Carter Jr.: out (left thumb), Denzel Valentine: out for season (ankle), Chandler Hutchison: out (right toe fracture), Zach LaVine: day to day (knee).