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Butler's season-high 32 power Bulls past Suns, 103-97


By JOSE M. ROMERO
Posted Nov 19 2015 7:49AM

PHOENIX (AP) The fourth quarter was Jimmy Butler's time Wednesday night.

Butler scored 14 of his season-high 32 points in the final period, leading the Chicago Bulls over the Phoenix Suns 103-97 for their fourth straight victory.

Pau Gasol added 17 points and eight rebounds, Kirk Hinrich scored 14 and former Phoenix guard Aaron Brooks had 12 points as Chicago ended the Suns' three-game winning streak.

Butler's 3-pointer with 1:08 to play gave the Bulls a 99-92 lead, and he followed it up with a dunk with 9.2 seconds left. The fifth-year guard took on a bigger offensive load with Derrick Rose sidelined by an ankle injury.

"I just made a couple of shots. But it felt good to see the ball going in," Butler said. "My teammates just kept giving me the ball, to tell you the truth, whether I wanted it or not. Telling me to make plays."

Brandon Knight paced Phoenix with 23 points and P.J. Tucker added 20 points and seven rebounds. High-scoring guard Eric Bledsoe had his second-worst shooting night of the season, finishing 7 of 22 while scoring 21 points.

The Suns led 88-87 with 4:47 left on a pair of free throws by Bledsoe but couldn't hold off the Bulls, who scored the next seven points. Butler played the entire fourth quarter.

He said he spoke with Rose before the game and was told to be more aggressive on the offensive end.

"It helps to have a superstar like him in my corner, coaching me up. Obviously we want him out there on the floor with us," Butler said.

The Bulls made 13 of 18 shots and equaled a season high for points in the first quarter with 31, including 10 from Butler.

"For a guy that played 43 minutes, he didn't look like he was tired at all," Suns coach Jeff Hornacek said.

Chicago went ahead 42-25 on a turnaround by Gasol with 7 minutes left in the second. But the Suns outscored the Bulls 22-11 until halftime, cutting the deficit to 51-47 on a 3-pointer from Bledsoe with 46 seconds left.

Hinrich started in place of Rose, held out with a sprained left ankle.

"He does such a great job of getting us into our offense and getting our defense organized," Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said about Hinrich, who had season highs in points and assists (six).

Brooks left midway through the third after grabbing his left leg. He went back to the locker room immediately but returned before the quarter was over, only to leave the game again with 4:15 to play due to a hamstring injury.

"It's pretty bad," Brooks said. "Nothing I've ever been through before. I didn't feel a tear or pop. Wake up and see how it feels."

Suns forward Markieff Morris was back in starting lineup after missing the previous two games with a left knee sprain. He scored six points in 28 minutes.

TIP-INS

Bulls: Rose is day to day, Hoiberg said before the game. Rose's ankle is still sore and he's not expected to do much in practice on Thursday beyond testing out the ankle with running and making cuts. ... The Bulls have won 11 of the past 14 meetings. ... Joakim Noah grabbed 11 rebounds without scoring a point, the first time a Bulls player had double digits in rebounds without scoring since March 11, 2011, when Noah had 11 boards against Atlanta.

Suns: G Ronnie Price also returned to action, playing 11 minutes. Price missed the previous two games with a concussion. ... The Suns were without key reserve T.J. Warren, out due to flu-like symptoms. ... Hornacek was issued a technical foul for arguing in the third quarter.

BULLS FEEL AT HOME

Late in the fourth quarter, the large contingent of Bulls fans at Talking Stick Resort Arena chanted "Let's Go Bulls!" As is the norm in Phoenix, Chicago sports fans were out in full force to support one of the city's teams.

WHAT A PASS!

Brooks bounced a pass between Noah's legs and right to Butler, who hit a 19-foot jumper with 1:04 left in the first quarter. Noah reached down to grab the ball but it moved too fast, and Butler was in the right spot to collect and shoot.

UP NEXT

Bulls: At Golden State on Friday night.

Suns: At Denver on Friday night.


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CHI
PHX
     
    • 49.4%

    • 40.7%

    • 47.4%

    • 29.6%

    • 85.7%

    • 71.4%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
CHI PHX
Total Rebounds 47 43
Offensive Rebounds 11 14
Turnovers 19 12
Fast Break Pts: 7 23
Biggest Lead: 17 1
Points in the Paint: 38 46
CHI PHX
p Butler   32 Knight   23
rb Noah   11 Chandler   9
a Hinrich   6 Bledsoe   7
s 2 players   2 Morris   3
b 2 players   1 Booker   2
 
  • 11/18 - CHI 103 @ PHX 97
  • 12/07 - PHX 103 @ CHI 101
Chicago Bulls (8-3)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
T. Snell F 18:56 0-3 0-1 0-0 +9 0 1 1 2 1 0 3 0 0 0
N. Mirotic F 21:01 4-12 2-5 0-0 -1 1 4 5 3 2 2 1 0 1 10
P. Gasol C 27:52 7-13 0-0 3-4 +1 2 6 8 1 1 2 3 1 0 17
J. Butler G 42:49 11-23 3-7 7-8 +4 3 3 6 2 2 1 1 0 2 32
K. Hinrich G 23:32 6-7 2-2 0-0 +5 0 2 2 6 0 1 1 0 0 14
D. McDermott   25:14 4-7 0-2 0-0 +7 1 4 5 2 1 0 1 0 0 8
J. Noah   20:08 0-2 0-0 0-0 +5 2 9 11 2 3 0 3 1 0 0
A. Brooks   19:30 5-7 2-2 0-0 +6 0 1 1 5 2 0 4 0 0 12
T. Gibson   26:59 3-7 0-0 0-0 +7 2 5 7 0 3 0 1 0 0 6
E. Moore   14:00 1-2 0-0 2-2 -13 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 4
C. Bairstow DNP - Coach's Decision
C. Felicio DNP - Coach's Decision
B. Portis DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 41-83 9-19 12-14   11 36 47 24 17 7 19 2 4 103
  49.4% 47.4% 85.7%   team rebs: 10 total to: 20
Phoenix Suns (6-5)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
P. Tucker F 33:52 8-15 1-4 3-3 -16 4 3 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 20
M. Morris F 28:42 3-9 0-2 0-0 -11 1 4 5 1 2 3 3 0 0 6
T. Chandler C 30:56 3-7 0-0 0-0 -5 5 4 9 0 1 2 2 1 1 6
B. Knight G 38:18 8-20 1-2 6-6 -3 1 2 3 4 2 1 5 0 0 23
E. Bledsoe G 39:10 7-22 2-8 5-7 -2 0 6 6 7 1 2 2 0 1 21
A. Len   17:04 3-3 0-0 0-1 -1 2 3 5 1 2 1 0 1 0 6
A. Goodwin   06:40 0-2 0-1 0-2 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
J. Leuer   06:17 0-2 0-1 1-2 -8 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
D. Booker   15:09 2-3 2-2 0-0 +9 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 6
R. Price   10:51 1-3 0-2 0-0 -3 1 1 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 2
M. Teletovic   13:01 2-5 2-5 0-0 +13 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
C. Jefferson DNP - Coach's Decision
S. Weems DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 37-91 8-27 15-21   14 29 43 16 14 12 12 4 2 97
  40.7% 29.6% 71.4%   team rebs: 4 total to: 12

inactive

  • Bulls: Dunleavy, Rose
  • Suns: Warren

technical fouls

  • Bulls: Snell
  • Suns: Hornacek

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 6
  • Times Tied: 3

arena stats

  • Arena: Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, AZ
  • Officials: #43 Dan Crawford, #34 Kevin Cutler, #60 James Williams
  • Attendance: 17377
  • Duration: 2:13
Chicago Bulls (8-3) Phoenix Suns (6-5)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Chandler vs Gasol (Mirotic gains possession)
Gasol Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  11:40
[CHI 2-0]
 
  11:17 Morris Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Mirotic (1 ST) 
Snell 3pt Shot: Missed  11:04  
  11:03 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:57
[PHX 2-2]
Tucker Running Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (1 AST) 
Butler Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Mirotic (1 AST)  10:44
[CHI 4-2]
 
  10:20
[PHX 5-4]
Tucker 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (2 AST) 
Gasol Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (1 AST)  10:04
[CHI 6-5]
 
  09:55 Knight Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:52 Morris Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  09:52 Morris Tip Layup Shot: Missed 
Mirotic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:51  
Gasol Running Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Mirotic (2 AST)  09:48
[CHI 8-5]
 
  09:37 Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  09:37  
  09:37 Morris Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (D Crawford) 
Mirotic Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  09:27  
  09:07 Tucker 3pt Shot: Missed 
  09:06 Chandler Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  08:59
[PHX 7-8]
Chandler Putback Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Mirotic 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Butler (1 AST)  08:39
[CHI 11-7]
 
  08:21 Morris 3pt Shot: Missed 
Hinrich Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:21  
Butler Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Morris (1 ST)  08:01  
  07:47 Knight Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Gasol (1 ST) 
Snell Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  07:40  
  07:28 Bledsoe Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Hinrich (1 ST) 
Butler 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (2 AST)  07:22
[CHI 14-7]
 
  07:03
[PHX 9-14]
Knight Floating Jump shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Mirotic 3pt Shot: Missed  06:52  
  06:52 Tucker Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:46 Bledsoe Running Pull-Up Jump Shot: Missed 
Mirotic Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  06:42  
Gasol Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Snell (1 AST)  06:31
[CHI 16-9]
 
  06:31 Team Timeout : Regular 
  06:09 Bledsoe Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:09  
Mirotic Jump Shot: Missed  05:50  
  05:50 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:42
[PHX 12-16]
Knight 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
  05:21 Morris Violation:Defensive Goaltending (J Williams) 
Hinrich Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Gasol (1 AST)  05:21
[CHI 18-12]
 
  05:08 Knight Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Snell Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:08  
Butler Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (3 AST)  04:58
[CHI 20-12]
 
Snell Foul: Defense 3 Second (0 PF) (K Cutler)  04:46  
  04:46 Bledsoe Free Throw Technical Missed 
  04:46 Team Rebound 
  04:46 Chandler Substitution replaced by Len 
  04:46 Knight Substitution replaced by Goodwin 
Snell Substitution replaced by McDermott  04:46  
Gasol Substitution replaced by Noah  04:46  
Hinrich Substitution replaced by Brooks  04:46  
Brooks Foul: Personal (1 PF) (D Crawford)  04:44  
Butler Foul: Personal (1 PF) (K Cutler)  04:41  
  04:27
[PHX 14-20]
Tucker Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Mirotic 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Noah (1 AST)  04:17
[CHI 23-14]
 
  03:50 Tucker 3pt Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:49  
Noah Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Len (1 ST)  03:43  
  03:37 Bledsoe Running Pull-Up Jump Shot: Missed 
Mirotic Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  03:33  
Butler 3pt Shot: Missed  03:15  
  03:15 Len Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:05
[PHX 16-23]
Bledsoe Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
  03:00 Morris Foul: Personal (2 PF) (D Crawford) 
Team Timeout : Regular  03:00  
  03:00 Morris Substitution replaced by Leuer 
Mirotic Substitution replaced by Gibson  03:00  
McDermott Step Back Jump shot: Made (2 PTS)  02:46
[CHI 25-16]
 
Brooks Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (D Crawford)  02:33  
  02:33 Goodwin Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  02:33 Team Rebound 
  02:33 Goodwin Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:32  
  02:12 Len Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (J Williams) 
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  02:12  
Team Rebound  02:12  
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  02:12
[CHI 26-16]
 
  02:01
[PHX 18-26]
Len Cutting Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (3 AST) 
Brooks 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: McDermott (1 AST)  01:44
[CHI 29-18]
 
  01:23 Bledsoe Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:22  
Butler Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Brooks (1 AST)  01:04
[CHI 31-18]
 
  00:54.9 Leuer 3pt Shot: Missed 
Brooks Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  00:54.3  
Gibson Jump Bank Shot: Missed  00:43.9  
  00:43.4 Leuer Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:21.9 Tucker 3pt Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  00:20.9  
Brooks Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  00:03.7  
  00:00.5 Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 1st Quarter
Chicago Bulls (8-3) Phoenix Suns (6-5)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:41 Goodwin Jump Shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  11:40  
Noah Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Leuer (1 ST)  11:29  
  11:19 Knight Floating Jump shot: Missed 
  11:18 Knight Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  11:01 Leuer Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:58 Len Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  10:58
[PHX 20-31]
Len Tip Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
McDermott Jump Shot: Missed  10:36  
  10:36 Leuer Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  10:27 Goodwin 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  10:26  
Brooks Driving Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  10:14
[CHI 33-20]
 
Noah Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (D Crawford)  10:06  
  10:06
[PHX 21-33]
Knight Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS) 
  10:06 Goodwin Substitution replaced by Price 
  10:06
[PHX 22-33]
Knight Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Brooks Driving Layup Shot: Missed  09:50  
  09:49 Len Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  09:37 Knight Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  09:36  
Brooks 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Moore (1 AST)  09:29
[CHI 36-22]
 
Noah Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (D Crawford)  09:09  
  09:09
[PHX 23-36]
Leuer Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  09:09 Len Substitution replaced by Chandler 
  09:09 Leuer Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  09:08  
  08:51 Price Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (K Cutler) 
  08:51  
  08:51 Leuer Substitution replaced by Teletovic 
Noah Substitution replaced by Gasol  08:51  
Moore Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  08:51
[CHI 37-23]
 
Moore Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  08:51
[CHI 38-23]
 
  08:38 Chandler Layup Shot: Missed Block: Gasol (1 BLK) 
McDermott Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:37  
Moore Layup Shot: Missed Block: Booker (1 BLK)  08:29  
Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  08:27  
Gibson Tip Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  08:27
[CHI 40-23]
 
  08:13 Teletovic 3pt Shot: Missed 
McDermott Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:13  
Gibson Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (D Crawford)  07:58  
Gibson Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  07:58  
  07:37 Chandler Turnover : Offensive Goaltending (1 TO) 
Brooks Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Price (1 ST)  07:28  
  07:23
[PHX 25-40]
Knight Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Teletovic (1 AST) 
Gasol Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS)  06:59
[CHI 42-25]
 
Moore Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (D Crawford)  06:49  
  06:49
[PHX 26-42]
Knight Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS) 
Brooks Substitution replaced by Butler  06:49  
McDermott Substitution replaced by Hinrich  06:49  
Gibson Substitution replaced by Mirotic  06:49  
  06:49
[PHX 27-42]
Knight Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  06:45 Price Foul: Personal (2 PF) (K Cutler) 
  06:45 Price Substitution replaced by Bledsoe 
Mirotic Jump Shot: Missed  06:30  
  06:29 Teletovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:23
[PHX 29-42]
Bledsoe Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Mirotic Jump Shot: Missed Block: Chandler (1 BLK)  06:09  
Butler Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  06:09  
Gasol Turnover : Poss Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO) Steal:Knight (1 ST)  06:06  
  06:02
[PHX 31-42]
Knight Running Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  06:02  
  05:50 Bledsoe Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (J Williams) 
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS)  05:50
[CHI 43-31]
 
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS)  05:50
[CHI 44-31]
 
  05:38
[PHX 34-44]
Teletovic 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (4 AST) 
Hinrich Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  05:08  
  05:08 Teletovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:01 Knight Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Moore (1 ST) 
Mirotic Jump Bank Shot: Missed  04:52  
  04:50 Chandler Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  04:38
[PHX 36-44]
Chandler Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Knight (1 AST) 
Gasol Layup Shot: Missed  04:19  
Mirotic Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  04:18  
Mirotic Tip Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  04:18
[CHI 46-36]
 
  04:07 Knight Layup Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  04:05  
Mirotic Jump Bank Shot: Missed  04:00  
  03:59 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  03:53
[PHX 38-46]
Bledsoe Running Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Mirotic 3pt Shot: Missed  03:39  
  03:38 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
Mirotic Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (J Williams)  03:23  
  03:23
[PHX 39-46]
Knight Free Throw 1 of 2 (14 PTS) 
  03:23 Booker Substitution replaced by Tucker 
Mirotic Substitution replaced by Snell  03:23  
Gasol Substitution replaced by Gibson  03:23  
Moore Substitution replaced by Noah  03:23  
  03:23 Teletovic Substitution replaced by Morris 
  03:23
[PHX 40-46]
Knight Free Throw 2 of 2 (15 PTS) 
Snell Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Bledsoe (1 ST)  03:05  
  02:54 Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  02:54  
Gibson Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (4 AST)  02:36
[CHI 48-40]
 
  02:16
[PHX 42-48]
Morris Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Gibson Jump Shot: Missed  01:58  
  01:58 Chandler Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  01:52 Bledsoe Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  01:52  
  01:52 Tucker Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (D Crawford) 
  01:52 Team Timeout : Regular 
  01:52 Chandler Substitution replaced by Len 
Butler Jump Shot: Missed  01:37  
  01:36 Knight Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  01:19
[PHX 44-48]
Tucker Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Hinrich 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Snell (2 AST)  00:54.7
[CHI 51-44]
 
  00:46.9
[PHX 47-51]
Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Len (1 AST) 
Snell Cutting Layup Shot: Missed  00:33.9  
Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  00:33.4  
Gibson Tip Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  00:33.4
[CHI 53-47]
 
  00:09.9 Knight Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  00:08.3  
Team Timeout : Short  00:08.2  
Snell Substitution replaced by Mirotic  00:08.2  
Gibson Substitution replaced by McDermott  00:08.2  
  00:08.2 Morris Substitution replaced by Leuer 
Butler Jump Shot: Missed Block: Len (1 BLK)  00:00.8  
  00:00.3 Tucker Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
End of 2nd Quarter
Chicago Bulls (8-3) Phoenix Suns (6-5)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:47 Morris Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Gasol (2 ST) 
Gasol Jump Shot: Missed  11:25  
  11:24 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  11:20 Chandler Alley Oop Layup shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  11:18  
Snell Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  11:13  
Gasol Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  11:10  
Gasol Layup Shot: Missed  11:10  
  11:08 Morris Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  11:04
[PHX 49-53]
Knight Running Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS) 
  10:41 Knight Foul: Personal (1 PF) (J Williams) 
Hinrich Floating Jump shot: Made (7 PTS)  10:28
[CHI 55-49]
 
  10:15 Chandler Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Mirotic (2 ST) 
Hinrich Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Morris (2 ST)  10:11  
  10:02
[PHX 51-55]
Knight Layup Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (5 AST) 
Butler 3pt Shot: Missed  09:35  
  09:35 Knight Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
Butler Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (J Williams)  09:28  
  09:28
[PHX 52-55]
Tucker Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS) 
  09:28
[PHX 53-55]
Tucker Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  09:12 Chandler Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (J Williams) 
Gasol Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  09:12  
Team Rebound  09:12  
Gasol Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  09:12
[CHI 56-53]
 
  08:55 Morris Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (3 TO) 
Butler Jump Bank Shot: Made (14 PTS)  08:36
[CHI 58-53]
 
  08:20
[PHX 55-58]
Morris Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Knight (2 AST) 
Gasol Jump Shot: Missed  08:06  
  08:05 Morris Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  07:56 Tucker Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:54 Chandler Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  07:54
[PHX 57-58]
Chandler Tip Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Hinrich Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS)  07:38
[CHI 60-57]
 
  07:23 Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Missed 
Mirotic Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  07:22  
Hinrich Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Butler (2 AST)  07:13
[CHI 62-57]
 
  06:57 Knight Jump Shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  06:57  
Mirotic Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (5 AST)  06:49
[CHI 64-57]
 
  06:46 Team Timeout : Regular 
Hinrich Substitution replaced by Brooks  06:46  
  06:33
[PHX 59-64]
Tucker Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Morris (1 AST) 
Butler 3pt Shot: Missed  06:18  
  06:18 Morris Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  06:11 Knight Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (3 TO) 
Brooks Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Chandler (1 ST)  05:55  
Mirotic Foul: Personal (2 PF) (J Williams)  05:49  
Brooks Substitution replaced by Moore  05:49  
  05:39 Tucker Reverse Layup Shot: Missed 
  05:38 Tucker Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  05:32 Morris Cutting Layup Shot: Missed 
  05:30 Chandler Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
  05:30 Chandler Tip Layup Shot: Missed 
  05:29 Chandler Rebound (Off:4 Def:2) 
  05:27 Morris Jump Shot: Missed 
  05:25 Tucker Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  05:22 Tucker Layup Shot: Missed 
  05:21 Chandler Rebound (Off:5 Def:2) 
  05:21 Chandler Tip Layup Shot: Missed 
  05:20 Tucker Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
  05:19
[PHX 61-64]
Tucker Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) 
  05:11 Hornacek Technical (J Williams) 
Butler Free Throw Technical (15 PTS)  05:11
[CHI 65-61]
 
Gasol Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Chandler (2 ST)  04:57  
Gasol Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (D Crawford)  04:56  
  04:56 Knight Substitution replaced by Price 
  04:43 Price 3pt Shot: Missed 
  04:42 Price Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  04:24 Price 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  04:24  
Gasol Substitution replaced by Noah  04:23  
Butler 3pt Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Mirotic (3 AST)  04:12
[CHI 68-61]
 
  04:01 Morris 3pt Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:0 Def:7)  04:00  
Mirotic 3pt Shot: Missed  03:44  
Butler Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  03:44  
Snell Foul: Offensive Charge (1 PF) (K Cutler)  03:33  
Snell Turnover : Foul (3 TO)  03:33  
Mirotic Substitution replaced by Gibson  03:33  
  03:33 Chandler Substitution replaced by Len 
  03:33 Morris Substitution replaced by Teletovic 
Snell Substitution replaced by McDermott  03:33  
  03:21 Bledsoe Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Missed 
Moore Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:19  
McDermott Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  03:11  
Moore Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (J Williams)  02:57  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:57  
  02:57 Tucker Substitution replaced by Booker 
  02:57
[PHX 62-68]
Bledsoe Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS) 
  02:57 Bledsoe Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
McDermott Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  02:56  
Noah Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Bledsoe (2 ST)  02:45  
  02:21 Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  02:21  
Butler Layup Shot: Missed Block: Booker (2 BLK)  02:12  
Team Rebound  02:12  
Butler Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  02:05  
Team Rebound  02:04  
  02:03 Len Foul: Personal (2 PF) (K Cutler) 
Moore Floating Jump shot: Made (4 PTS)  01:54
[CHI 70-62]
 
  01:30
[PHX 65-70]
Booker 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (6 AST) 
McDermott 3pt Shot: Missed  01:07  
  01:06 Teletovic Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  01:00 Bledsoe Layup Shot: Missed Block: Noah (1 BLK) 
  01:00 Team Rebound 
  00:57.9
[PHX 68-70]
Teletovic 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Price (1 AST) 
Moore Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Price (2 ST)  00:52.9  
  00:51.7
[PHX 70-70]
Price Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Moore Substitution replaced by Brooks  00:50.5  
Brooks Pullup Bank shot: Made (10 PTS)  00:43.9
[CHI 72-70]
 
  00:32.7 Bledsoe Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (2 TO) 
Gibson Jump Shot: Missed  00:21.9  
Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  00:20.9  
Noah Tip Layup Shot: Missed  00:20.9  
  00:18.8 Booker Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:00.0 Bledsoe Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:1 Def:8)  00:00.0  
End of 3rd Quarter
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Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
Brooks Turnover : Traveling (4 TO)  11:37  
  11:21 Knight Jump Shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  11:20  
Butler Jump Shot: Missed  11:09  
Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:8)  11:07  
Noah Tip Layup Shot: Missed  11:07  
  11:05 Price Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  10:59 Knight Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  10:59  
Brooks Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  10:38  
  10:33 Len Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  10:30
[PHX 73-72]
Booker 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Price (2 AST) 
Butler Jump Shot: Missed  10:10  
Butler Rebound (Off:3 Def:2)  10:10  
Butler Layup Shot: Missed  10:07  
McDermott Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  10:05  
McDermott Floating Jump shot: Made (4 PTS)  10:02
[CHI 74-73]
 
  09:49 Teletovic 3pt Shot: Missed 
  09:48 Len Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  09:43 Knight Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (4 TO) 
  09:26 Booker Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (K Cutler) 
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 (19 PTS)  09:26
[CHI 75-73]
 
  09:26 Price Substitution replaced by Tucker 
  09:26 Team Violation : Delay Of Game (D Crawford) 
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (20 PTS)  09:26
[CHI 76-73]
 
  09:09 Booker Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed 
McDermott Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  09:08  
Butler Step Back Jump shot: Made (22 PTS) Assist: Noah (2 AST)  08:57
[CHI 78-73]
 
  08:57 Booker Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) (J Williams) 
  08:57  
Butler Free Throw 1 of 1 (23 PTS)  08:57
[CHI 79-73]
 
  08:44 Knight Turnover : Lost Ball (5 TO) Steal:Butler (1 ST) 
Butler Jump Shot: Missed  08:33  
  08:33 Tucker Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
  08:25
[PHX 75-79]
Len Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Knight (3 AST) 
Gibson Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) (D Crawford)  08:25  
  08:25 Booker Substitution replaced by Bledsoe 
  08:25 Teletovic Substitution replaced by Morris 
  08:25 Len Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Noah Rebound (Off:2 Def:9)  08:24  
McDermott Cutting Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Brooks (2 AST)  08:04
[CHI 81-75]
 
  07:58
[PHX 77-81]
Tucker Cutting Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Bledsoe (7 AST) 
Noah Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA) (K Cutler)  07:58  
  07:58 Len Substitution replaced by Chandler 
Noah Substitution replaced by Gasol  07:58  
  07:58
[PHX 78-81]
Tucker Free Throw 1 of 1 (18 PTS) 
Butler 3pt Shot: Missed  07:34  
  07:33 Chandler Rebound (Off:5 Def:3) 
  07:23
[PHX 80-81]
Bledsoe Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Gasol Jump Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Brooks (3 AST)  07:11
[CHI 83-80]
 
  06:58 Morris Jump Shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  06:57  
McDermott Reverse Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Brooks (4 AST)  06:43
[CHI 85-80]
 
  06:22
[PHX 82-85]
Knight Step Back Jump shot: Made (21 PTS) 
Brooks Driving Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS)  06:07
[CHI 87-82]
 
  05:52
[PHX 84-87]
Tucker Pullup Jump shot: Made (20 PTS) 
Gasol Jump Shot: Missed  05:28  
  05:28 Chandler Rebound (Off:5 Def:4) 
  05:14
[PHX 86-87]
Morris Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Knight (4 AST) 
Gasol Jump Shot: Missed  04:56  
Gasol Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  04:56  
McDermott 3pt Shot: Missed  04:51  
  04:51 Bledsoe Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
McDermott Foul: Shooting Block (1 PF) (2 FTA) (J Williams)  04:47  
  04:47 Team Timeout : Regular 
  04:47
[PHX 87-87]
Bledsoe Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
  04:47
[PHX 88-87]
Bledsoe Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS) 
Gasol Dunk Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Brooks (5 AST)  04:34
[CHI 89-88]
 
  04:18 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  04:17  
Team Timeout : Regular  04:15  
Brooks Substitution replaced by Hinrich  04:15  
Hinrich 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS)  04:03
[CHI 92-88]
 
  03:46 Knight Layup Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  03:45  
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  03:20  
  03:01 Knight Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  02:59  
Butler Driving Layup Shot: Made (25 PTS)  02:46
[CHI 94-88]
 
Gibson Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (J Williams)  02:29  
  02:29
[PHX 89-94]
Bledsoe Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS) 
  02:29
[PHX 90-94]
Bledsoe Free Throw 2 of 2 (16 PTS) 
Butler Step Back Jump shot: Made (27 PTS)  02:05
[CHI 96-90]
 
  01:56 Bledsoe Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  01:55  
  01:48 Tucker Foul: Personal (2 PF) (D Crawford) 
Gasol Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Morris (3 ST)  01:39  
  01:36 Team Timeout : Regular 
  01:28
[PHX 92-96]
Bledsoe Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (18 PTS) 
Butler 3pt Shot: Made (30 PTS) Assist: McDermott (2 AST)  01:08
[CHI 99-92]
 
  01:03 Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  01:01  
Gibson Jump Shot: Missed  00:39.9  
  00:38.9 Morris Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  00:32.7
[PHX 94-99]
Knight Driving Layup Shot: Made (23 PTS) 
  00:24.7 Knight Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (K Cutler) 
Gasol Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS)  00:24.7
[CHI 100-94]
 
McDermott Substitution replaced by Moore  00:24.7  
Gasol Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS)  00:24.7
[CHI 101-94]
 
  00:24.7 Team Timeout : Short 
Gasol Substitution replaced by Noah  00:24.7  
  00:24.7 Morris Substitution replaced by Teletovic 
  00:20.9 Teletovic 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:19.9 Tucker Rebound (Off:4 Def:3) 
  00:14.9 Tucker Hook Shot: Missed 
Hinrich Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:12.9  
Butler Running Dunk Shot: Made (32 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (6 AST)  00:09.2
[CHI 103-94]
 
  00:04.9
[PHX 97-103]
Bledsoe 3pt Shot: Made (21 PTS) 
End of 4th Quarter
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