How it happened: John Henson had a huge night for the Bucks going off for 25 points and 14 rebounds. Brandon Knight had 19 points and 10 rebounds in an ugly win. Mike Dunleavy led the Bulls with 24 points and five rebounds, but it wasn't enough for an undermanned Bulls team playing without Derrick Rose (knee), Jimmy Butler (toe), Luol Deng (Achilles) and Joakim Noah (knee bruise).
What it means: Tom Thibodeau no longer has more than enough to win with. The Bulls are too inconsistent and beat up physically and emotionally to think they can win no matter who is out on the court. Thibodeau is a proud coach and continues to spout the familiar cliches, but the Bulls simply don't have enough consistent talent to win many games at the moment. No team can afford to lose Rose, Butler, Deng and Noah and still think it can win night to night. The Bulls don't have enough offensive firepower to beat many teams -- even the lowly Bucks.
Hits: Tony Snell had another solid outing for the Bulls scoring 13 points, grabbing six rebounds and dishing out three assists.
Stats of the night: The Bulls were just 3-for-15 from beyond the arc and turned the ball over 18 times.
What's next: The Bulls are right back at it Wednesday night when they take on the New York Knicks.