The Milwaukee Bucks defense was a no-show in Chicago as the Bucks fell to the Bulls 117-106 in Chicago at the United Center.
The Bucks never led in the game and allowed the Bulls to shoot 61-percent from the field in the first half and 55-percent for the game.
Former Marquette standout Jimmy Butler poured in 32 points, sending Chicago to its fifth straight victory. Center Pau Gasol added 26 points and 11 rebounds and point guard Derrick Rose returned from a hamstring injury with 16 points and six assists.
The Bucks (14-23) got 26 points and seven assists from Khris Middleton. Michael Carter-Williams added 20 points and a season-high 12 assists.
The game marked a homecoming for Bucks forward Jabari Parker, who played in an NBA game at the United Center for the first time. The Chicago native finished with eleven points and seven rebounds in 34 minutes.
The loss dropped the Bucks to a season low nine-games below .500.