While the Central Division-leading Chicago Bulls are surely glad to have leading scorer Luol Deng back, they're plenty excited about Jimmy Butler's recent emergence, too.
LOS ANGELES (AP) Dwight Howard scored 24 points, Kobe Bryant had 14 points and 11 assists in another pass-first performance, and the Los Angeles Lakers hung on to beat the New Orleans Hornets 111
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Brandon Jennings scored 20 of his 30 points in the third quarter, leading the Milwaukee Bucks to a 117-90 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) Yovani Gallardo is expected to be the ace of the Milwaukee Brewers' rotation.
After that, the team faces some question marks.