At the United Center on Dec. 26, the Chicago Bulls (14-19) lost to the Houston Rockets (10-23) 133-118.
The Rockets ended a five-game losing streak while the Bulls had a three-game winning streak snapped.
Chicago's DeMar DeRozan scored 31 for the Bulls, who won their previous three games, ESPN noted. DeRozan passed George "The Iceman" Gervin for 44th place on the all-time career scoring list with 20,727 points.
It marked the first time in five games that DeRozan, Zach LaVine and Nikola Vucevic failed to score at least 20 points apiece. LaVine finished with 22 points and Vucevic had 10.
The Bulls will next host the Milwaukee Bucks on Wed., Dec. 28.