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Clippers-Bulls open thread

Clippers Coach Vinny Del Negro spent two seasons with Chicago before being let go and you know he wants to beat the Bulls.

Stephen Dunn
2012/2013 NBA Regular Season

December 11th, 2012, 6:30 PM
United Center
Prime Ticket, ESPN, KFWB 980 AM
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Probable Starters
Chris Paul PG Kirk Hinrich
Willie Green SG Marco Belinelli
Caron Butler SF Luol Deng
Blake Griffin PF Carlos Boozer
DeAndre Jordan C Joakim Noah
Advanced Stats through games of Dec. 9
92.1 (14th of 30) Pace 90.3 (26th of 30)
110.5 (4th of 30) ORtg 103.6 (19th of 30)
102.1 (7th of 30) DRtg 100.5 (3rd of 30)
Chauncey Billups (ankle) out
Derrick Rose (ACL surgery) out
Grant Hill (knee) out
Richard Hamilton (plantar fasciitis) out
Trey Thompkins (knee) out
Kirk Hinrich (elbow) probable

The Back Story:

The Clippers should enjoy a pretty big edge in the backcourt and off the bench. Then again, Deng and Noah will play almost every minute, so the Chicago bench won't be on the floor nearly as much as the Tribe.