The Bulls have bounced back after a absolutely gash road trip, and after ending it with a win, they’re looking to stay solid by getting a much needed win at home. Can they get that win, and will they officially bounce back, or will we be dealing with a team that simply will be up and down all season long. We will have live updates down below, so be sure to get in on the action.
Hinrich to NOah to Deng for the left-wing three! Bulls lead Bucks 65-46.
Hamilton makes another jumper. Bulls lead 62-46.
Boozer commits a foul on Jennings as he drives into the lane. Jennings makes a pair of free throws. Bulls lead Bucks 60-46.
Boozer gets the putback off of Hamilton’s missed layup. Scott Skiles calls a timeout with 9:03 remaining in the third quarter. Bulls lead Bucks 60-44.
Hamilton hits the turnaround jumper. Bulls lead 58-44.
Noah tips in Hinrich’s missed layup.
Boozer knocks in another left-wing jumper. Bulls lead Bucks 54-40.
Hinrich with the steal!
Boozer hits the left-wing jumper. Bulls lead Bucks 52-40.
At halftime, Rip Hamilton and Kirk Hinrich lead the Bulls so far. Hamilton has 17 points, 2 rebounds, and 1 assist. Hinrich has 10 points, 3 assists, 1 rebound, and 1 block.
The Bulls lead the Bucks 48-40 at halftime.
Hinrich to Hamilton for the fadeaway jumper from the right side, goaltending on the Bucks. Bulls lead 48-40.
Hinrich to Hamilton for the right-wing jumper.
Hinrich called for the double dribbling.
Noah is called for the loose-ball foul in an attempt to get the offensive rebound. Carlos Boozer checks back in.
Hinrich was fouled prior to the timeout. Kirk makes both free throws to make it 46-36, Bulls lead.
Hamilton pass to Hinrich on the fast break; Hinrich puts up a layup, misses, but draws the foul. Milwaukee takes a timeout with 2:03 remaining in the second quarter. Bulls lead Bucks 44-36.
Deng gets the quick layup against Tobias Harris. Bulls lead 44-36.
Hamilton hits the quick left baseline jumper.
Offensive foul called on Taj Gibson.
Dalembert called for travelling. Bulls ball.
Gibson to Hamilton for the layup on the fast break. Bulls lead 40-32.
Hinrich drives into the paint, puts up a layup, misses, draws a foul from Brandon Jennings.. Kirk splits a pair of free throws. Bulls lead Bucks 38-32.
Hamilton goes for Ellis’s shot fake, fouls him on the floor. Ellis gets free throws, splits a pair. Bulls lead 37-32.
Robinson picks up a foul; Hinrich checks back in.
Taj attempts to post up in the paint, draws a foul from Ilyasova, knocks in a pair of free throws. Bulls lead 37-31. Luol Deng checks back in.
Chicago calls a timeout. Bulls lead Bucks 35-31 with 5:51 left in the second quarter.
Butler commits his first foul.
Noah misses the left hook.
Joakim Noah and Rip Hamilton check in for Carlos Boozer and Luol Deng.
Robinson drains the left-wing jumper to make it 35-28, Bulls lead.
Boozer makes the left-wing jumper. Bulls lead Bucks 33-28.
Boozer picks up his second foul. Bulls lead Bucks 31-28.
Timeout taken with 8:50 remaining in the second quarter. Bulls lead Bucks 31-25.
Butler knocks in the right-wing jumper! Bulls lead 31-25.
Boozer drives, draws the foul from Ilyasova. Carlos splits a pair of free throws. Bulls lead 29-25.
Ilyasova gets a layup for the Bucks. Bulls lead 28-25.
Boozer tries the finger roll, misses, Ilyasova tries to grab the rebound, out of bounds of Milwaukee, Bulls ball.
Robinson, Butler, Deng, Gibson, and Boozer start the second quarter for the Bulls.
Butler gets the offensive board and the outback. Bulls lead 28-19.
At the end of the first quarter, Chicago leads Milwaukee 26-19.
Gibson to Hinrich for a left-wing jumper! Hinrich maneuver! 26-19, Bulls lead.
Deng drives, gets the bucket. Bulls lead 24-19.
Carlos Boozer checks in for Joakim Noah.
Joakim Noah picks up a technical foul.
Jump ball between Butler and Ellis. Butler wins the tip.
Mike Dunleavy is called for a clear-path foul. Joakim Noah is at the charity stripe, makes both free throws. Bulls lead 22-19 and have possessiob of the ball.
Jimmy Butler and Taj Gibson have checked in for the Bulls.
Hinrich misses a right-wing jumper coming out of the timeout.
Milwaukee calls a timeout. Bulls lead Bucks 20-19 with 2:29 left in the first quarter.
Hinrich to Hamilton for the leaning jumper. Bulls lead Bucks 20-19.
Noah drives from the top of the key, puts up the left-handed layup, gets it to go.
Boozer misses the jumper from the left elbow. Bulls trail 16-17. Bucks turn it over on the other end.
Hamilton drives to the hole, can’t get the basket, but draws the foul. Rip hits a pair of free throws. Bulls lead 16-15.
Noah blocks Dalembert from behind, but Bucks keep the ball. Milwaukee can’t get a shot.
Hamilton hits a baseline three! Bulls now trail 14-15.
Henson was fouled prior to the timeout. He makes both free throws. Bulls trail 11-15.
Boozer fouls Harris on a drive to the bucket. A timeout is taken with 5:23 left in the first quarter as the Bulls trail the Bucks 11-13.
Hinrich drives from the right-wing, gets the layup, draws the foul, and one! Bulls trail 11-13.
Boozer tries to get a right hook in the lane, gets blocked. Sanders gets a tip for the Bucks on the other end. Bulls down 8-13.
Hamilton drives from the right-wing, gets the layup. Bulls trail 8-11.
Hinrich is fouled on a shot attempt by John Henson. Kirk makes a pair of free throws. Bulls 6-9.
Deng is called for travelling.
Hinrich brings up the ball, gets a twenty second timeout with 8:29 remaining in the first quarter. Bulls trail Bucks 4-9.
Hamilton to Boozer for the seventeen-foot jumper from the left-wing. 4-7, Bulls down.
Henson gets the left hook, draws the foul from Noah, and one. 2-7, Bulls trail.
Hinrich with the block from behind, Bucks ball.
Three second violation against the Bulls.
Hamilton drives, puts up a layup, blocked from behind by Henson.
Henson gets a tip to make it 2-4, Bulls trail.
Boozer knocks in a right baseline fadeaway. Bulls 2-2.
Ellis hits a right-wing jumper to start the game.
Bulls lose the opening tap.
Tonight’s starters for tonight for the Bulls: Kirk Hinrich, Richard Hamilton, Luol Deng, Carlos Boozer, and Joakim Noah.
Bucks starters: Monta Ellis, Brandon Jennings, Samuel Dalembert, Tobias Harris, and John Henson.
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