The Oklahoma City Thunder will face the Chicago Bulls at 8:00 p.m. ET on Friday, November 25 at the Paycom Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Is Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Zach Levine READY tonight?
On Friday, the Oklahoma City Thunder will host the Chicago Bulls at the Paycom Center in an NBA game. The Oklahoma City Thunder were defeated 131-126 by the Denver Nuggets in their most recent game. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the Thunder in scoring with 31 points and 11 assists. Isaiah Joe scored 21 points off the bench, and Lu Dort added 18 points.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander will keep his starting spot against the Bulls.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 30 points (9-22 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 12-13 FT), five rebounds, seven assists, one block, and one steal in 35 minutes against the Knicks on Monday.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander rebounded from a poor 15-point performance Saturday in Memphis, shooting 6-for-18 from the field in a 121-110 loss.
The Kentucky product shot efficiently and stuffed the stat sheet on Monday night, extending his streak of games with a block to nine while also contributing on the glass and in the passing game.
Mike Muscala’s broken left pinky finger will be re-evaluated in two weeks, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Muscala has been a reliable depth player for the Thunder this season, averaging 6.0 points and 3.5 rebounds in 12.8 minutes. His absence could provide more opportunities for Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, Jaylin Williams, and Darius Bazley.
In their most recent game, the Chicago Bulls defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 118-113. DeMar DeRozan led the Bulls in scoring with 36 points and eight assists, while Nikola Vucevic and Zach LaVine each had 18 points and five rebounds and five assists.
Zach LaVine is expected to start against the Thunder on Friday.
Goran Dragic (neck) is questionable for Friday’s game against the Thunder.
Dragic typically provides key defensive relief for Chicago, but he looks set to miss his second consecutive game on Friday unless his condition improves in the next 24 hours. Coby White and Alex Caruso could be the frontrunners for his minutes.
Despite a lower back contusion, Javonte Green is expected to play in Friday’s game against the Thunder.