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GAME THREAD: Dallas Mavericks at Chicago Bulls

A trip to the Windy City? Suuuure, let's do it.

Dennis Wierzbicki-US PRESSWIRE

WHO: Chicago Bulls

WHAT: The Eastern Conference again!

WHERE: United Center, Chicago, Illinois

WHEN: 7:00 p.m. CT


THE STORY: The Mavericks have lost four of their last seven and are sitting at 16-13. There's been close losses and tough losses, but this league comes down to wins, and Dallas hasn't done a good job getting those of late.

Now, they head to Chitown for a winnable game against the 11-16 Bulls -- who despite their record are tied for the eight seed in the Eastern Conference. It's the start of a three-game roadtrip for the Mavericks, and with the pesky Timberwolves next, a team that's given Dallas trouble this year, the Mavs know it's important to start this stretch off with a win. We'll see if they can capitalize.