Warriors Vs. Bulls Watch Guide: Lineups, Injury Report, Player Usage

The Warriors will try to complete a three-game road sweep Monday, when they face the short-handed Bulls at the United Center in Chicago.

Pregame coverage on NBC Sports Bay Area gets under way at 4 p.m., with tipoff scheduled for 5:05.

Coming off wins over the Knicks in New York and the Nets in Brooklyn, the Warriors (6-1) are off to the best start through seven games since 2015, when they opened the season with 24 consecutive wins.

The Bulls (2-4) are playing without three of their top six players, and most of them will be out for several more weeks.

Projected Lineups

Warriors
F Kevin Durant
F Draymond Green
C Damian Jones
G Klay Thompson
G Stephen Curry

Bulls
F Justin Holiday
F Chandler Hutchinson
C Wendell Carter Jr.
G Zach LaVine
G Cameron Payne

Injury report

Warriors
C DeMarcus Cousins (Achilles tendon surgery rehab) and G Shaun Livingston (foot soreness) are listed as out.

Bulls
G Kris Dunn (MCL sprain), F Lauri Markkanen (elbow sprain), F Bobby Portis (MCL sprain) and G Denzel Valentine (ankle sprain) are listed as out.

Rotation outlook

Warriors
Having the same starting lineup for every game has allowed coach Steve Kerr to tinker with his reserves. The versatility is becoming evident, as every player off the bench is capable of playing multiple positions. ... In addition to F/G Andre Iguodala, expect to see meaningful minutes from F/C Jordan Bell, F/C Jonas Jerebko, F/C Kevon Looney; if Kerr makes a change, it will be at center. ... Quinn Cook, a DNP-CD in Brooklyn, likely will get some run this time around.

Bulls
Injuries have taken a toll, as Dunn and Markkanen normally would start, with Portis also getting his share of starts. Coach Fred Hoiberg, in the midst of a youth movement, has been starting two small forwards alongside Carter, the rookie big man. ... Key players off the bench have been SF Jabari Parker, C Cristiano Felicio and PG Ryan Arcidiacono. ... Stanford product Robin Lopez remains on the roster but has fallen to third-string on the depth chart behind Carter and Felicio.

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