The 2-9 Bulls are trying to snap a four game loosing skid when they face the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight. The Thunder are 6-7 and are trying to snap a two game skid of their own. Lauri Markkanen says he plans to play tonight. He tweeked his ankle while playing against the Spurs and was unable to return to the game. He sat out practice on Tuesday and only reported minimal swelling. Head Coach Fred Hoiberg says he’ll start Jerian Grant and Chris Dunn in the back. Justin Holiday won’t be playing due to the birth of his first child.
The Windy City Bulls are still looking for thier first win of the season. They start a five game road trip in Delaware
The Blackhawks are hosting the New York Rangers tonight at the United Center. Chicago probably going with the top line of Jonathan Toews centering Brandon Saad on the left and Richard Panik on the right. Chicago are 8-8-2 this season, just four wins out of their last ten games. The Rangers are coming in on a six game winning streak, they’re 9-7-2 overall the season.