The Chicago Bulls (44-32) won an extremely ugly game against the Milwaukee Bucks (14-62) Friday at the United Center.
The Bulls offense was as troublesome as ever, as they shot just 36.9 percent from the field. Fortunately for Chicago, its opponent was more than willing to hand them the game with turnovers.
The Bucks coughed it up 20 times. They also gave up 16 offensive rebounds to the Bulls.
Only two Chicago players shot at least 50 percent from the field. Mike Dunleavy was 5-of-8 and Nazr Mohammed was 1-of-1.
Jimmy Butler and Kirk Hinrich scored 17 a piece. Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah both registered double-doubles. Boozer had 14 points and 11 rebounds, while Noah had 13 rebounds and 11 points.
The Bucks shot pretty well from the field, finishing the game at 45.6 percent. Ultimately, it was the turnovers, rebounding and free throws (the Bulls shot 42) that did them in.
Brandon Knight led the way with 22 points, while Jeff Adrien added 21 on 9-of-12 shooting.
Andy Bailey covers the NBA for Bleacher Report.