In Tuesday night NBA action, the Chicago Bulls will visit the FedEx Forum to battle the Memphis Grizzlies. This will be the second of a back-to-back for Chicago, who outscored San Antonio by 19 points over the final 12 minutes to pull away for a 128-104 home victory last night. The Bulls (26-27) assisted on 27 of their 50 made field goals and shot a sizzling 56 percent overall.
Chicago C Nikola Vucevic led all scorers with 22 points on 10-for-18 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds. Zach LaVine scored 20 points on 7-for-14 from the floor and pulled down four boards. All-Star G/F DeMar DeRozan chipped in 19 points and five assists for the Bulls.
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The Memphis Grizzlies have dropped eight of their last nine games and have fallen 4.5 games behind Western Conference leading Denver. On Sunday, Memphis was outscored by 11 points during the fourth quarter of a 106-103 home loss versus Toronto. The Grizzlies (32-21) turned the ball over 20 times and were outscored 62-54 in the paint.
Memphis G Desmond Bane tallied a game-high 26 points on 10-for-17 shooting and dished out four assists. All-Star F Jaren Jackson Jr. added 18 points (7-17 FG) and eight rebounds for the Grizzlies, who shot 49 percent from the field.