SAN FRANCISCO -- The Warriors have played just well enough to lose over the last week.
On Wednesday, they'll try to reverse the trend against the lowly Bulls. Fortunately, Golden State likely will have Draymond Green in the lineup following a three-game absence.
Wins have been hard to come by for the league's worst team, but the Warriors have shown life in recent games, losing their last two outings by seven combined points. With the Bulls in town, they'll have as good a chance as ever to get their fourth win of the season.
Here's everything you need to know about the matchup:
F Glenn Robinson III
F Draymond Green
C Willie Cauley-Stein
G Alec Burks
G Ky Bowman
F Shaquille Harrison
F Lauri Markkanen
C Wendell Carter, Jr.
G Zach LaVine
G Tomas Satoransky
Warriors: F Draymond Green (right heel soreness) is probable. G Stephen Curry (left hand fracture), G Jacob Evans III (left adductor strain), G Damion Lee (right hand non-displaced fracture), F Kevon Looney (neuropathy), G D’Angelo Russell (right thumb sprain), F Alen Smailagic (right ankle sprain) and G Klay Thompson (right ACL rehab) are listed as out.
Bulls: Dejounte Murray (torn right anterior cruciate ligament) is out.
Warriors: The Warriors have used 11 different starting lineups through 18 games ... Glenn Robinson has scored in double figures in 10 of his 18 starts, including a career-high 25 point performance Monday evening ... The Warriors still owns the league's worst defense and will play Wednesday evening with at least seven players on the bench ... D'Angelo Russell is expected to have his thumb re-evaluated Saturday.
Bulls: While Chicago leads the league in steals, the Bulls allow an average of 110.8 points per game, ranking 15th in the league ... Zach LaVine is averaging 21.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.8 assists in 31 minutes. Last week, he scored 49 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer against the Charlotte Hornets ... Rookie Coby White has shown promise, including a career-high 28-point performance last week against Charlotte ... The Bulls have undergone some turmoil, including reported trust issues with coach Jim Boylen, which have played a large role in their rough start.
Officials: Pat Fraher (crew chief), Aaron Smith, Mousa Dagher