* The Bulls have won three in a row and six of their last eight games against the Hornets.
* The Hornets have won eight of their last nine home games, as well as 14 of their last 16.
* In his last eight games, Chris Paul has averaged 24.5 points and 10.9 assists. He has recorded at least nine assists in 17 straight games.
* David West has averaged just 11.1 points in 10 career games versus the Bulls; only the Hawks have held him to a lower career scoring average (9.9 ppg).
* Over his last seven games, Derrick Rose has averaged 26.3 points, 5.6 assists and 4.4 rebounds while making 51.6 percent of his field-goal attempts.