Bucks drop 18th in a row to Bulls at home

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- The Chicago Bulls continue their streak of beating the Milwaukee Bucks in their house to 18 games after beating them 81-72 Friday night.

The Bucks actually started the game on a 12-3 run but started to fall behind when former Buck, Mike Dunleavy hit back to back 3's to tie it then give Chicago the lead 35-32. Dunleavy finished with 18 points but Chicago's Carlos Boozer was the story of the night with a double double of 19 points and 13 rebounds.

Both Ersan Ilyasova and Luke Ridnour battled and picked up 14 points for Milwaukee. O.J. Mayo was strong adding 16 off the bench.

The Bucks played without John Henson but he will travel with them to Oklahoma City for their contest with the Thunder on Saturday.