Chicago Bulls vs Toronto Raptors will the third round of this year‘s NBA which will take place in United Center (Chicago). Both teams suffered some loses this summer, but signed young players, so we can expect a hard and tough fight. It will be very interesting how NBA champions will look without Kawhi. Please read our thoughts about this exciting NBA Chicago Bulls vs Toronto Raptors game here below.
From important players, Bulls traded only Lopez but signed Satoransky who will allow them to play more unpredictable and faster games. As we have seen in World Cup one of Satoransky’s strength is assists. Also, he shoots three-pointers very well, so we can say that Bulls got even stronger this summer, maybe they are finally climbing from the hole in which they were past few years. However hard to imagine them reaching playoffs this year. But if they will keep investing in young, passionate and ambitious players, next year they may reach playoffs. Of course, all teams must perform well to keep those players. And Bulls have a good opportunity to start their season with a win.
It was a magical season for Raptors as they became the first Canada team to win NBA Championship. However, they lost Kawhi Leonard, who joined the Clippers. This is a huge blow for the team and although team owners talk about how they want to win NBA once again, without such a player it is almost impossible. Also, team left Jeremy Lin and Danny Green. Basically, Raptors lost 2 starting 5 players from last season, so this will be a very difficult season for Canadians. Of course, they should reach playoffs, but it would not be a surprise if there their journey would end.
Chicago Bulls vs Toronto Raptors H2H
Both teams faced each other 20 times in the past 4 years. Bulls managed to win 9 times, Raptors 11. However their previous meeting ended with a surprising Bulle win, so maybe this will give them some extra confidence. Also, home arena and fans should a key effect.
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