Bulls guard Larry Hughes is expected to miss up two to four weeks with a dislocated right shoulder. Hughes, who initially was expected to be out from six to eight weeks, underwent a second MRI Friday, in which dye was injected into the injured joint, to give a more detailed picture of the damage.
Ben Gordon missed his third consecutive game with a sore left big toe. Gordon did say he would be ready to play Tuesday in the regular season opening game when the Bulls again host the Bucks.
Luol Deng will sit out Friday due to back stiffness and a sore toe.
Derrick Rose, Thabo Sefolosha, Andres Nocioni, Drew Gooden, and Aaron Gray will start for the Bulls.