Regular Season Series (Game 1 of 1)
Series starts 10/16
(2-1, 1-0 away)
(2-2, 2-1 home)
8:00 PM ET, October 16, 2012
United Center, Chicago, IL
Milwaukee: M. Dunleavy 13 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl
Chicago: N. Robinson 24 Pts, 2 Reb, 13 Ast, 2 Stl
CHICAGO -- Nate Robinson scored 24 points and Richard Hamilton added 23 to lead the Chicago Bulls in a 100-94 preseason victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night.
Joakim Noah scored 16 points for the Bulls (2-2). Robinson started in place of Kirk Hinrich, who sat out with a sore right thumb.
Brandon Jennings, Samuel Dalembert and Mike Dunleavy each scored 13 points for the Bucks (2-1), who shot 41.9 percent from the field. Rookie John Henson exited with a left knee injury and did not return.
The Bucks pulled to 94-91 after a 14-4 run capped by Beno Udrih's two free throws with 3:02 left.
Robinson responded with a jumper, and Hamilton and Carlos Boozer each hit two free throws to put the game away.
Milwaukee pulled within six in the third quarter, but the Bulls answered with a 13-3 run for a 79-63 lead.
The Bulls last trailed 30-29 late in the first quarter, but Robinson hit a 35-footer before the buzzer to give Chicago the lead for good.
Nazr Mohammed scored eight points during the Bulls' 17-2 run to open the second quarter, extending Chicago's lead to 49-32.