The Chicago Bulls (27-11) got back on the winning track Jan. 11, routing the Detroit Pistons (9-31) 133-87 at the United Center.
The Bulls only led 61-52 at the half. However, Chicago outscored Detroit 36-14 in the third quarter to turn the game into a runaway victory. The Bulls have now won 10 of their last 11 games, with the only loss coming at Dallas on Jan. 9.
Nikola Vucevic led the Bulls with 22 points to lead eight Bulls who scored in double figures. Lonzo Ball had 18 points and three steals.
They next play the Brooklyn Nets on Wed., Jan. 12, at 9 p.m. at the United Center.
The Chicago Blackhawks (13-18-5) also won Jan. 11, defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets (16-17-1) at Ohio's Nationwide Arena.
The Blackhawks mounted a road comeback for the second consecutive game.
Just 24 seconds after the Blue Jackets opened the scoring, Alex DeBrincat tied the game in the first period before Calvin de Haan and Connor Murphy added goals in the final two periods.
Marc-Andre Fleury made 24 saves in his fourth straight start and second consecutive victory.
Next, the Blackhawks face the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday, Jan. 13, at the United Center. Before the game, Andrew Shaw will be honored for his lengthy NHL career with the two franchises.