The Chicago Bulls will get Luol Deng and Richard Hamilton back when they take on the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night at the United Center. Deng (groin) and Hamilton (rest) both sat out the Bulls' ugly 82-75 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.
Chicago has struggled offensively thus far this preseason, with 92 points marking their highest output in three games. The Bulls have been especially poor from the outside, as they have gone just 6-of-46 on three-pointers.
Chicago's bench, which was a bright spot the last two seasons, has not gotten on track yet as they attempt to acclimate a host of new players to the rotation.
One bright spot for Chicago has been the play of Kirk Hinrich. While Hinrich has been a little off with his shot, he's been mostly steady as the starting point guard in place of Derrick Rose.
Hinrich will face a challenge on Tuesday in the form of Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings. Jennings, being super quick, is the type of point guard that has given Hinrich problems in recent seasons.
Milwaukee has played well so far this preseason, winning both games they have played. The most recent was a 108-91 shellacking of the Detroit Pistons on Saturday.
Tip-off for Bulls and Bucks is set for 7:00 p.m. CT.