Why is Bulls Vs. Nets last match of the ESPN double match?

On Wednesday, when the Nets visit the Bulls, the two best from the Eastern Conference will go.

Driven by the duo DeMar DeRozan and Zach LaVine, the Bulls in the first place will try to win another win over the Nets, who enjoyed a campaign from Kevin Durant worthy of MVP. The game is set to tip at 22:00 ET on ESPN.

Yes, you read that correctly, 10:00 PM ET.

When does Bulls Vs. Nets?

  • Date: Wednesday, January 12
  • Time: 10:00 PM ET

Which channel is Bulls vs. Nets?

Why is the match between the opponents from the Eastern Conference scheduled for 22:00 ET?

Despite the fact that both the Bulls and the Nets are in the Eastern Conference, this match will be the second half of Wednesday’s ESPN double match, which will end after the Mavericks and Knicks match.

Since Chicago is located in the Central Time Zone, the game will have a local start at 9pm. However, a rare tip at 9pm is not uncommon for the nine NBA teams in the central time zone.

In fact, on Friday, January 14, the Grizzlies will host the Mavericks on ESPN at 10:00 PM ET, a local tip at 9:00 PM in Memphis. The doublehead’s first match? The tilt between the Bulls and Warriors is scheduled for 19:30 ET.

Teams in the central time zone basically have local starts, ranging from 7:00 PM ET to 10:00 PM ET, something that becomes more common during the NBA playoffs. This flexibility allows for greater diversity in doubleheads, as evidenced by the Bulls, who have such different times for home games in the same week.

This is a minor inconvenience for Nets fans on the East Coast, as they will have to stay up a little later to catch up.

Sporting News will inform you about the news from the Eastern Conference match.

Bulls Schedule 2021-22

date Opponent time (ET) National television
January 12 vs. Nets 22:00 ESPN
January 14 vs. warriors 19:30 ESPN
January 15 at the Celts 20:30
January 17 in Grizzlies 15:30 TNT
January 19 vs. Cavaliers 20:00

Nets Schedule 2021-22

date Opponent time (ET) National television
January 12 in Bulls 22:00 ESPN
January 13 vs. Thunder 20:30
January 15 vs. Pelicans 19:30
January 17 in Cavaliers 15:00
January 19 in Wizards 19:00


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