After the Chicago Bulls were able to regroup from one of their worst losses of the season, the Eastern Conference leaders hope to continue their recent success against the Milwaukee Bucks.
The Bulls look to move above .500 on their nine-game road swing with a sixth consecutive victory over the Bucks on Saturday night.
One night after Chicago (19-6) put forth a lackluster effort in a 98-82 loss at Philadelphia, All-Star Derrick Rose had 32 points and 13 assists Thursday to help the Bulls hang on for a 105-102 win at New York. Carlos Boozer and Kyle Korver each added 16 points as Chicago shot 52.7 percent and remained strong down the stretch to improve to 2-2 on its nine-game trip.
"I loved the resilience, the resolve, the bounce back ability," coach Tom Thibodeau told the Bulls' official website. "We've got great leadership. You can (make excuses) or find a way to win."
Rose, the team's undisputed leader, has averaged 30.6 points in his last five games. That stretch began with a ...