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CHICAGO (AP) Jimmy Butler and Doug McDermott scored 23 points each to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 105-95 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night, making new coach Fred Hoiberg a winner in his preseason debut.

Rashad Vaughn had a team-high 20 points on 8-for-14 shooting. Miles Plumlee had 12 points.

Butler was 7 for 12 from the field in 25 minutes. McDermott, who was 0 for 5 from the field in the first half, scored all his points in the second half on 8-for-14 shooting. Nikola Mirotic had 18 points and eight rebounds.

Derrick Rose (left orbital fracture) and Pau Gasol (rest) didn't play for Chicago. Milwaukee's Jabari Parker, recovering from ACL surgery last December, won't play in a preseason game until at least next week, according to coach Jason Kidd.



MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Sylvia Fowles had 21 points and nine rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx evened the best-of-five WNBA Finals at one game apiece with a 77-71 victory over the Indiana Fever on Tuesday night.

Fowles made 10 of 13 shots and Maya Moore added 19 points and eight boards for the Lynx, who are looking for their third championship in the last five years.

Briann January scored 17 points and Tamika Catchings had 11 points, nine rebounds and five assists for the Fever, who nearly won their second straight game on the road to open this rematch of the 2012 series won by Indiana.

Game 3 is Friday night in Indianapolis.



ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have placed right wing Justin Fontaine on injured reserve to set their initial roster for the regular season.

The Wild also assigned defenseman Mike Reilly to their AHL affiliate Tuesday and placed center Jordan Schroeder on waivers. Fontaine has an unspecified upper-body injury and can be activated at any time.

That meant rookie center Tyler Graovac made the team. He's been on the third line during training camp with Thomas Vanek and Charlie Coyle.

With Nate Prosser also around for depth on defense, the Wild decided to send Reilly to Iowa so he could play regularly. The 22-year-old played for the University of Minnesota the past two seasons.

The Wild start their season Thursday at Colorado. Their home opener is Saturday against St. Louis.



EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have traded linebacker Gerald Hodges to the San Francisco 49ers for rookie center Nick Easton and a sixth-round draft pick.

Vikings general manager Rick Spielman announced the deal Tuesday.

Hodges, a backup outside linebacker in Minnesota's 4-3 scheme his first two seasons, was the starter this season at middle linebacker in the base defense. Rookie Eric Kendricks replaced him in the nickel package, though. Kendricks has developed enough that the Vikings considered Hodges expendable at a position of depth.

The Vikings traded a sixth-round pick for guard Jeremiah Sirles, so they got one back.

Easton was acquired by the 49ers in a deal with the Baltimore Ravens last month. He was undrafted out of Harvard.