In Saturday night NBA action, the Chicago Bulls will visit the Spectrum Center to face the Charlotte Hornets. The Bulls have lost 20 of their 27 road games and are 28 games below .500 overall. On Wednesday, Chicago outscored Miami by 14 points during the second half of a 105-89 road triumph. The Bulls turned the ball over 13 times and shot 51 percent from the field.
Chicago F Bobby Portis scored 22 of his game high 26 points in the second half. Wayne Selden contributed 20 points and eight assists for the Bulls.
The Charlotte Hornets have won 18 of their 26 home games and lead Miami by a half-game for seventh place in the East. Last night, Charlotte rallied from a 12-point deficit after one quarter to score a 100-92 home victory. The Hornets connected on 12-for-29 from long distance and shot 44 percent overall.
Charlotte G Kemba Walker led all scorers with 23 points on a 7-for-17 shooting performance. Malik Monk contributed 20 points in 26 points off the bench for the Hornets.