Chicago Bulls vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction and match preview – July 14, 2022 | 2022 NBA Summer League

The Charlotte Hornets and the Chicago Bulls will face off in the 2022 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas on Thursday. Both teams are 2-1 so far, so this game will determine whether either team advances to the Championship Finals.


Match Details

Game – Chicago Bulls vs. Charlotte Hornets | 2022 NBA Summer League

Date and hour – Thursday July 14, 2022; 6:00 p.m. ET (Friday, July 15; 3:30 a.m. IST)

Venue – Cox Pavilion, Las Vegas, NV.


Chicago Bulls preview

Chicago Bulls in the 2022 NBA Summer League
Chicago Bulls in the 2022 NBA Summer League

The Chicago Bulls won their opener against the Dallas Mavericks by a single point and followed that up with a blowout loss to the New York Knicks. The Bulls won their last game against the Toronto Raptors and now face the Hornets in their last game.

The Bulls’ roster for the Summer League is highlighted by their 2022 NBA Draft selection Dalen Terry. He’s put up decent numbers so far, combining 36 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds in three games.

.@DalenTerry was asked by longtime Bulls reporter and “Jordan Rules” author Sam Smith why he wasn’t chasing shots in his NBA debut. “I was playing basketball. … I am a basketball player. With the way I play, I don’t need to score 30 points to influence the game.” https://t.co/ptpPkM93wt


Key player – Marko Simonovic

Marko Simonovic of the Chicago Bulls in the Las Vegas Summer League
Marko Simonovic of the Chicago Bulls in the Las Vegas Summer League

Marko Simonovic is playing towards a place on the roster this summer and will likely get the 15th man role or continue his two-way deal.

He was selected by the Bulls in the 2020 NBA Draft as the 44th overall pick and had excellent numbers in the Summer League. He was down 27 points in 29 minutes, shooting 10-19 from the field with 13 rebounds and three blocks against Dallas.

Marko Simonovic led the @ChicagoBulls to victory while losing 27 points, including the tying bucket and winning free throw in OT!🔥 27 PTS | 13 RECs | 3BLK https://t.co/0fA8yxCF2O


Expected lineup of the Chicago Bulls

g -Malcom Hill | g -Carlik Jones | F -Dalen Terry | F -Justin Lewis | VS – Marko Simonovic.


Charlotte Hornets Preview

Charlotte Hornets in the 2022 NBA Summer League
Charlotte Hornets in the 2022 NBA Summer League

The Charlotte Hornets are an interesting team in the Summer League, as they have a bunch of young talent. They lost their first game to the Indiana Pacers but won the next two games against the LA Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers.

Kai Jones has put up incredible numbers so far in Vegas. He went 0-10 from beyond the arc in the opener and then stopped trying for three points altogether. He showed his rebound and athleticism this summer, however, and many are gushing on his game.

The Hornets also introduced LiAngelo Ball, the brother of starting point guard LaMelo Ball, to their summer squad. He didn’t put any numbers in the opener, but busted for 12 points in as many minutes in the last game. He is probably expected to get a two-way deal or 15th on the roster.


Key Player – Bryce McGowens

Bryce McGowens with the Charlotte Hornets
Bryce McGowens with the Charlotte Hornets

Bryce McGowens, 19, put on a show in the Hornets’ summer league. He was the team’s leading scorer for two games, filling the stat sheet in all three games. He combined for 49 points, nine assists and 13 rebounds and is clearly the team’s most valuable player.


Scheduled Charlotte Hornets Lineup

g -Bryce McGowens | g -Jalen Crutcher | F -Kai Jones | F -JT Thor | VS -Marc Williams.


Bulls vs Hornets Match Prediction

The Charlotte Hornets appear to be the favorites for this game even though both teams are 2-1. They have more talent in their ranks, and everyone is trying to make the main roster which is young and turning into a playoff team. Meanwhile, the Bulls’ roster only has a handful of notable players.


Where to watch the Bulls vs Hornets game?

The game between the Chicago Bulls and the Charlotte Hornets will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2 and NBA TV Canada. The game can also be streamed live via NBA League Pass. There is no local or radio coverage for this game.


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