The Bulls looked like a team screaming for help Sunday.
And they’re going to get some.
At about the same time that they were allowing the nine-win Magic to run a layup line through their defense and talk trash along the way, guard Zach LaVine and forward Javonte Green were en route to Oklahoma City to meet the team for the game Monday against the Thunder.
They’re much-needed bodies, especially after watching the Bulls (28-17) fall to Orlando 114-95 in embarrassing fashion.
They had 10 assists compared to 31 for the Magic. They gifted the home team 24 points off 22 turnovers and were outscored 60-34 in the paint.
That’s not what a conference-leading team does, short-handed or not. That’s also why the Bulls were no longer atop the conference, sitting at third thanks to the Heat’s victory.
But one game after losing defensive specialist Alex Caruso (fractured right wrist)