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It’s time for Basketball: Spurs vs Bulls

The Spurs hope to celebrate Pop’s birthday with a win over DeMar DeRozan and the Bulls

Chicago Bulls vs. San Antonio Spurs Photos by Logan Riely/NBAE via Getty Images

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Tonight beings together the confluence of several important events, it’s Coach Gregg Popovich’s 73rd birthday, the first return of DeMar DeRozan to the AT&T Center as a Bull, and probably most importantly, it’s Derrick White bobblehead night. The Silver and Black have a tough assignment tonight, as the Bulls are in second place in the Eastern Conference, just a half game behind the surging Heat. The Spurs have been struggling lately to get wins against good teams, playing well until late in the game until the superior firepower of their opponents closes it out at the end. Tonight would be a good night for the Spurs to get back on a winning track, as we welcome DeMar back to San Antonio with a strong effort from Dejounte Murray and the home team.

Game Prediction:

DeMar DeRozan will bring a birthday cake to the pregame warmup and smash it in Pop’s face as a prank. This will go wildly wrong when Pop wrestles his former player to the hardwood.

Old friends and former players
Are always welcome to visit
But Spurs can be giant-slayers
There’s never a free ticket

One final word:

Go Spurs GOOOOOO!!

San Antonio Spurs vs Chicago Bulls
January 28, 2022 | 7:30 PM CT
Streaming: NBA League Pass
TV: Bally Sports SW

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