NBA Central Division rivals will clash on Tuesday night, when the Chicago Bulls travel to Fiserv Forum to battle the Milwaukee Bucks. This will be the second of a back-to-back for Chicago, who outscored Toronto by 15 points during the second half of a 113-99 home victory. The Bulls (42-29) assisted on 28 of their 44 made field goals and shot 49 percent overall.
All-Stars DeMar DeRozan and Zach LaVine scored 26 points each to lead Chicago on a combined 20-for-32 from the floor. Nikola Vucevic contributed 19 points and 13 rebounds for the Bulls.
The Milwaukee Bucks have won 24 of their 36 home games and trail Miami by three full games for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. On Saturday, Milwaukee was outscored by 12 points during the third quarter of a 138-119 road loss versus Minnesota. The Bucks (44-27) knocked down 19-for-52 from the three-point line and allowed the Timberwolves to shoot 51 percent from the field.
Khris Middleton, Brook Lopez, and Pat Connaughton scored 15 points apiece to lead Milwaukee. Jrue Holiday added 14 points and seven assists in a losing effort for the Bucks.