MILWAUKEE More often than not, numbers can tell the story.
Two major numbers worked against the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.
Chicago turned 19 Milwaukee turnovers into 24 points and the Bulls scored 66 points in the paint on their way to a 104-88 victory at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
"We made mistakes and they capitalized," Bucks guard Monta Ellis said. "We got behind to a great team. Coming off the back-to-back it was going to be kind of tough for us to make that run to get the lead, especially the way they were playing."
Not only was Milwaukee playing on the second night of a back-to-back, the Bucks were unable to fly back from Detroit until this morning due to engine failure on the team's charter plane.
The Bucks looked the part of a tired team in the first half and the Bulls were the polar opposite. Motivated and energized to get back at the Bucks for beating them on their home court, the Bulls were playing hard and feeding off a large contingent of Chicago fans...