NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Saturday, November 25th (All times eastern)
Chicago Bulls (3-9) at New York Knicks (5-9), 7:30 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The struggling Chicago Bulls wrap up a brutal seven-game road trip this evening, as they visit the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden.
This is the first of a home-and-home set. The Bulls host the Knicks on Tuesday at the United Center.
Chicago has won four of its last six at New York.
The Bulls have dropped all six contests on the current trip. On Friday, Allen Iverson posted a season-high 46 points and 10 assists, after missing two games from surgery to remove an abscessed wisdom tooth, as the Philadelphia 76ers downed Chicago, 123-108, at the Wachovia Center.
Luol Deng scored 28 points for the Bulls, who lost their sixth straight contest. Andres Nocioni notched 24 points and 10 rebounds, while Ben Gordon netted 22 and Kirk Hinrich scored 18 and dished out six assists.
Chicago is 1-8 on the road this season.
New York tries to win back-to-back games tonight. Steve Francis scored 22 points to lead the Knicks to a 101-75 rout of the Boston Celtics on Friday at TD Banknorth Garden.
Eddy Curry ended with 21 points and 10 rebounds, while Quentin Richardson netted 17 and pulled down six boards in the win over Boston for the Knicks, who snapped a three-game losing streak. David Lee fell just short of a triple- double with 11 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists off the bench.
The Knicks are 1-5 at MSG this season.
11/25 10:40:16 ET