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The Chicago Bulls return to action tonight at the United Center where they host Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder.  The Bulls are looking to avenge the 106-95 loss to the Thunder on opening night.  But this Bulls team has a different feel to it, with Carlos Boozer in the fold. 
 
Boozer, playing his third game of the season after returning from a broken right hand, scored 25 points and collected nine rebounds. He's also had good fortunes vs. OKC, scoring 20 or more points in seven of his last 10 games against the Thunder. 
 
The Thunder are coming off a win last night vs. Golden State.  Durant returned after missing two games with a sore knee, and dropped 28 on the Warriors.  Russell Westbrook added 19 points and 13 assists for the Thunder, who improved to 14-7 on the season.
 The key for tonight's game is to keep the Thunder off the line.  OKC is shooting a league-best 85% from the line, and converted 37-of-40 attemps last night. 
 
Finally, this game features three intriguing matchups.  One is obvious, as two good friends go at it in Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook.  Derrick's improved defensively, can he keep Westbrook out of the paint?  Another matchup to watch is Luol Deng on Durant.  Can Luol keep Durant from going off, while still being heavily involved in the offense?  And finally, Serge Ibaka has been a terror for opposing big men this year.  His athleticism will test Joakim Noah and the rest of the Bulls fowards.
 
I'll be at the game, so let's use this as a game thread. 
 
Probable Bulls Starters | Roster and Statistics

Guard 1 Derrick Rose 6-3 | 190
Guard 6 Keith Bogans 6-5 | 215
Forward 9 Luol Deng 6-9 | 220
Forward 5 Carlos Boozer 6-9 | 266
Center 13 Joakim Noah 6-11 | 232

Probable Thunder Starters | Roster and Statistics

Guard 0 Russell Westbrook 6-3 | 187
Guard 2 Thabo Sefolosha 6-7 | 215
Forward 22 Jeff Green 6-9 | 235
Forward 35 Kevin Durant 6-9 | 230
Center 12 Nenad Krstic 7-0 | 240

TV/Radio Information
 
7:00 Comcast Sports Net
ESPN Radio 1000
 
Prediction
 
Bulls win 104-99.  ESPN Accuscore gives the Bulls a 70% chance to win.