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Butler scores 23 points, Bulls beat Thunder 105-96


By CLIFF BRUNT
Posted Dec 25 2015 6:36PM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Chicago Bulls were angry and on edge after three straight losses. They channeled those emotions into one of their best wins of the season.

Jimmy Butler scored 23 points, and Pau Gasol had 21 points and 13 rebounds in the Bulls' 105-96 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday.

In a game that featured several skirmishes, the Bulls outrebounded the NBA's No. 2 rebounding team 53-48.

"We've just got to go out there and attack," Chicago forward Taj Gibson, who got a double technical with Oklahoma City's Serge Ibaka, said. "It's no time to be friends with anybody right now. We've got enough friends in here. We're with each other 24-7. We can't go out there and look to be nice to everybody."

Derrick Rose added 19 points, and Gibson had 13 points and 10 rebounds.

Chicago held the Thunder to 38.5-percent shooting, Oklahoma City's third-worst showing of the season.

Kevin Durant had 29 points, nine rebounds and seven assists for Oklahoma City, and Russell Westbrook added 26 points, eight assists and seven rebounds. The Thunder had won three straight and nine of 10.

"I think we did a really good job of making sure we closed out to 3-point shooters," Rose said. "We trusted the game plan. We know K.D. is a great 3-point shooter, (Anthony) Morrow, and Westbrook when his feet are set, and you just can't let them get hot. Everybody else on the team, we forced them to make shots and make plays."

Durant said he didn't like the way the Thunder played at times when they got behind.

"If you try to get it all back in one play, try to get a steal, try to come down and shoot a pull-up 3 - just doing stupid stuff that we did all night, it will be tough to win," Durant said.

Chicago led 51-37 with 4:58 left in the first half, but the Thunder cut it to 54-52 at halftime. Durant scored 19 points in the half, and Westbrook had 12 points and five assists.

Gasol and Butler each scored 11 points in the first half for the Bulls.

Chicago scored the first eight points of the second half to go up 62-52 and force the Thunder to call a timeout. The Bulls led 86-68 at the end of the third quarter.

The Bulls led by 18 at the end of the third quarter. Oklahoma City changed things up and played Morrow and Enes Kanter with Durant, Westbrook and Ibaka for most of the fourth quarter. A pair of 3-pointers by Morrow cut Chicago's lead to 97-89 with just under 5 minutes to play, but the Bulls hung on.

"We withstood their run, which I think everyone knew they were going to go on in the fourth quarter, and they (the Bulls) made big plays down the stretch," Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said.

STAT LINES

The lineup that Oklahoma City started the fourth quarter with - Durant, Westbrook, Ibaka, Kanter and Morrow - outscored the Bulls 28-19. Morrow and Kanter don't start, in part, because of defensive shortcomings, but that group held the Bulls to 6-for-20 shooting.

KANTER'S SOCKS

Kanter wore Christmas socks with green stripes and red snowflakes. He is a Muslim, but he said he respects different cultures. "Well, I live in the U.S. now, and I'm just really cool with all of the holidays - Christmas, Thanksgiving," he said. "It's pretty cool."

QUOTABLE

Gibson, on defending Westbrook: "Russ is a hard opponent to go against, especially with the way he attacks," he said. "We just all wanted bodies in front of him. Put bodies in front of him and make sure somebody contested him at the rim, and compete."

TIP-INS

Bulls: Ran out to an 11-0 lead. ... C Joakim Noah sat out with a left shoulder sprain. ... Beat the Thunder 104-98 at United Center on Nov. 5. ... Butler hit a 35-foot 3-pointer at the end of the first quarter. ... Rose fouled out.

Thunder: Missed their first five shots. ... C Steven Adams picked up two fouls in the first 2 minutes. Kanter entered the game and had six points and seven rebounds in the first quarter. He finished with 14 points and 13 rebounds. ... Had just one assist in the first quarter. ... ... Morrow made three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter.

UP NEXT

Bulls: At Dallas on Saturday night.

Thunder: Host Denver on Sunday night.

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CHI
OKC
     
    • 43.5%

    • 38.5%

    • 38.9%

    • 25.0%

    • 90.0%

    • 69.6%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
CHI OKC
Total Rebounds 53 48
Offensive Rebounds 16 18
Turnovers 16 13
Fast Break Pts: 13 17
Biggest Lead: 18 0
Points in the Paint: 56 48
CHI OKC
p Butler   23 Durant   29
rb Gasol   13 Kanter   13
a Gasol   6 Westbrook   8
s Butler   4 Westbrook   6
b 2 players   2 Ibaka   2
 
  • 11/05 - OKC 98 @ CHI 104
  • 12/25 - CHI 105 @ OKC 96
Chicago Bulls (16-11)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
T. Gibson F 34:20 6-8 0-0 1-1 +11 3 7 10 2 2 1 1 1 0 13
N. Mirotic F 15:56 1-5 1-5 3-3 +20 0 7 7 2 2 1 1 2 0 6
P. Gasol C 37:32 8-16 0-1 5-6 +3 7 6 13 6 2 0 4 2 0 21
J. Butler G 42:58 9-20 1-3 4-4 +4 3 3 6 4 2 4 3 0 0 23
D. Rose G 30:04 7-18 0-1 5-6 +10 1 3 4 1 6 0 4 0 2 19
T. Snell   09:12 1-4 1-1 0-0 -12 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
K. Hinrich   17:16 1-2 0-0 0-0 -1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2
A. Brooks   09:43 2-4 2-2 0-0 +4 0 4 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 6
B. Portis   19:53 3-8 1-1 0-0 +3 1 4 5 3 2 1 1 0 0 7
D. McDermott   23:06 2-7 1-4 0-0 +3 1 2 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 5
C. Bairstow DNP - Coach's Decision
C. Felicio DNP - Coach's Decision
E. Moore DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 40-92 7-18 18-20   16 37 53 22 19 8 16 6 3 105
  43.5% 38.9% 90.0%   team rebs: 10 total to: 16
Oklahoma City Thunder (20-10)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
K. Durant F 42:18 11-21 1-6 6-6 -4 2 7 9 7 1 1 2 1 0 29
S. Ibaka F 34:48 3-12 0-2 0-0 -7 2 5 7 0 4 2 2 2 0 6
S. Adams C 12:45 1-4 0-0 1-2 -24 1 3 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 3
A. Roberson G 20:13 1-6 0-1 0-0 -12 3 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 2
R. Westbrook G 39:57 9-23 1-7 7-13 -4 1 6 7 8 3 6 6 0 1 26
E. Kanter   25:53 6-12 0-0 2-2 +5 7 6 13 1 1 0 0 0 2 14
D. Waiters   18:50 1-6 0-0 0-0 +9 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 2
N. Collison   11:18 1-2 0-0 0-0 +5 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
D.J. Augustin   13:11 1-4 1-2 0-0 -13 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 1 3
A. Morrow   20:47 3-6 3-6 0-0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 9
S. Novak DNP - Coach's Decision
C. Payne DNP - Coach's Decision
K. Singler DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 37-96 6-24 16-23   18 30 48 20 15 12 13 3 6 96
  38.5% 25.0% 69.6%   team rebs: 9 total to: 14

inactive

  • Bulls: Dunleavy, Noah
  • Thunder: Huestis, McGary

technical fouls

  • Bulls: Gibson
  • Thunder: Ibaka

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 0
  • Times Tied: 0

arena stats

  • Arena: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Officials: #8 Marc Davis, #56 Mark Ayotte, #6 Tony Brown
  • Attendance: 18203
  • Duration: 2:15
Chicago Bulls (17-11) Oklahoma City Thunder (20-11)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Adams vs Gasol
Rose Floating Jump shot: Missed  11:40  
Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  11:39  
Gibson Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS)  11:37
[CHI 2-0]
 
  11:22 Westbrook Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  11:22  
  11:22 Adams Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (M Davis) 
Gibson Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS)  11:00
[CHI 4-0]
 
  10:39 Ibaka Jump Shot: Missed 
Mirotic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:39  
  10:31 Adams Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Ayotte) 
Gasol Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  10:31
[CHI 5-0]
 
  10:31 Adams Substitution replaced by Kanter 
Gasol Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  10:31
[CHI 6-0]
 
  10:08 Ibaka Jump Shot: Missed 
Mirotic Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:07  
Rose Pullup Jump shot: Missed  09:59  
  09:58 Kanter Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  09:43 Durant Step Back Jump shot: Missed 
Mirotic Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  09:43  
  09:34 Roberson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (3 FTA) (T Brown) 
Mirotic Free Throw 1 of 3 (1 PTS)  09:34
[CHI 7-0]
 
Mirotic Free Throw 2 of 3 (2 PTS)  09:34
[CHI 8-0]
 
Mirotic Free Throw 3 of 3 (3 PTS)  09:34
[CHI 9-0]
 
  09:25 Westbrook 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  09:24  
Gasol Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Butler (1 AST)  09:15
[CHI 11-0]
 
  09:14 Team Timeout : Regular 
  09:01
[OKC 2-11]
Westbrook Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Mirotic 3pt Shot: Missed  08:43  
Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  08:43  
  08:42 Westbrook Foul: Personal (1 PF) (T Brown) 
Mirotic Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Westbrook (1 ST)  08:36  
Mirotic Foul: Personal (1 PF) (T Brown)  08:35  
  08:16
[OKC 4-11]
Durant Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Rose Jump Shot: Missed  08:04  
Rose Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  08:00  
Rose Putback Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  08:00
[CHI 13-4]
 
  07:52 Westbrook Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Mirotic (1 ST) 
Gibson Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Mirotic (1 AST)  07:48
[CHI 15-4]
 
  07:20 Roberson Layup Shot: Missed 
  07:20 Ibaka Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  07:19 Ibaka Layup Shot: Missed 
  07:19 Roberson Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  07:19 Roberson Putback Layup Shot: Missed 
  07:19 Team Rebound 
  07:19 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Rose Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Westbrook (2 ST)  07:10  
Rose Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis)  07:07  
  07:07
[OKC 5-15]
Westbrook Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  07:07 Westbrook Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
  07:06 Kanter Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  07:06
[OKC 7-15]
Kanter Tip Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Gasol Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS)  06:44
[CHI 17-7]
 
  06:27 Ibaka Jump Shot: Missed 
Mirotic Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  06:27  
Gibson Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Gasol (1 AST)  06:16
[CHI 19-7]
 
  05:54
[OKC 9-19]
Durant Step Back Jump shot: Made (4 PTS) 
  05:43 Roberson Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Ayotte) 
Rose Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  05:43
[CHI 20-9]
 
  05:43 Roberson Substitution replaced by Waiters 
Mirotic Substitution replaced by Snell  05:43  
Rose Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  05:43
[CHI 21-9]
 
Gibson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Ayotte)  05:31  
  05:31
[OKC 10-21]
Kanter Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  05:31 Ibaka Substitution replaced by Collison 
  05:31
[OKC 11-21]
Kanter Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Butler Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Westbrook (3 ST)  05:15  
  05:09
[OKC 13-21]
Durant Running Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Gasol Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Gibson (1 AST)  04:59
[CHI 23-13]
 
  04:40 Kanter Layup Shot: Missed Block: Gasol (1 BLK) 
  04:39 Kanter Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  04:38 Kanter Layup Shot: Missed 
  04:36 Collison Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  04:36 Collison Tip Layup Shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  04:35  
Rose Pullup Bank shot: Missed  04:27  
  04:26 Kanter Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  04:16
[OKC 15-23]
Westbrook Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Rose Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) (T Brown)  04:16  
Rose Substitution replaced by Hinrich  04:16  
  04:16
[OKC 16-23]
Westbrook Free Throw 1 of 1 (6 PTS) 
  03:54 Westbrook Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
Gasol Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  03:54  
Team Rebound  03:54  
  03:54 Westbrook Substitution replaced by Augustin 
Hinrich Substitution replaced by Brooks  03:54  
Gasol Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  03:54
[CHI 24-16]
 
  03:54 Collison Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (1 FTA) (T Brown) 
Gibson Free Throw 1 of 1 (9 PTS)  03:54
[CHI 25-16]
 
  03:34 Augustin Jump Shot: Missed Block: Brooks (1 BLK) 
  03:33 Durant Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  03:30 Augustin 3pt Shot: Missed 
  03:29 Kanter Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
  03:29
[OKC 18-25]
Kanter Tip Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Gibson Jump Shot: Missed  03:12  
  03:12 Kanter Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
Butler Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown)  03:06  
  03:06
[OKC 19-25]
Durant Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
  03:06
[OKC 20-25]
Durant Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Snell Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  02:51  
Gasol Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  02:50  
Gasol Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  02:46  
  02:46 Durant Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  02:35 Kanter Reverse Layup Shot: Missed 
Snell Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:34  
Butler Pullup Jump shot: Missed  02:21  
  02:21 Durant Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  02:01 Waiters Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:59  
Butler Pullup Bank shot: Missed  01:52  
  01:50 Durant Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  01:39 Durant Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Brooks Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:38  
Team Timeout : Regular  01:33  
Gibson Substitution replaced by Portis  01:33  
Portis Jump Shot: Missed  01:21  
Gasol Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  01:20  
Butler 3pt Shot: Missed  01:15  
  01:15 Durant Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  01:00 Kanter Layup Shot: Missed Block: Gasol (2 BLK) 
  00:59.9 Kanter Rebound (Off:4 Def:3) 
  00:56.9 Kanter Layup Shot: Missed 
  00:56.5 Collison Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  00:54.0
[OKC 22-25]
Collison Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Butler Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Gasol (2 AST)  00:42.3
[CHI 27-22]
 
  00:27.6
[OKC 24-27]
Durant Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Augustin (1 AST) 
Brooks Layup Shot: Missed  00:09.6  
Team Rebound  00:09.6  
  00:09.6 Augustin Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
Gasol Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS)  00:09.6
[CHI 28-24]
 
Gasol Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  00:09.6
[CHI 29-24]
 
Butler Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis)  00:03.4  
  00:03.4
[OKC 25-29]
Durant Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  00:03.4
[OKC 26-29]
Durant Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS) 
Butler 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Gasol (3 AST)  00:00.0
[CHI 32-26]
 
End of 1st Quarter
Chicago Bulls (17-11) Oklahoma City Thunder (20-11)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:42 Waiters Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Gibson (1 ST) 
Gibson Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Waiters (1 ST)  11:38  
  11:14
[OKC 29-32]
Augustin 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Waiters (1 AST) 
McDermott Jump Bank Shot: Missed  10:51  
  10:50 Morrow Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:43 Augustin Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Portis Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:43  
McDermott Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Augustin (1 ST)  10:32  
Gibson Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) (T Brown)  10:32  
  10:32 Kanter Substitution replaced by Ibaka 
  10:32 Collison Substitution replaced by Adams 
Snell Substitution replaced by Hinrich  10:32  
  10:18 Waiters Jump Shot: Missed 
Brooks Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:17  
Brooks 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Portis (1 AST)  10:04
[CHI 35-29]
 
  09:45 Augustin Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (1 TO) 
  09:45 Augustin Substitution replaced by Westbrook 
McDermott 3pt Shot: Missed  09:31  
Team Rebound  09:31  
Hinrich Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Portis (2 AST)  09:17
[CHI 37-29]
 
  09:00
[OKC 31-37]
Adams Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Waiters (2 AST) 
Brooks Layup Shot: Missed  08:54  
  08:52 Adams Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:47 Westbrook Turnover : Traveling (2 TO) 
  08:47  
Brooks Substitution replaced by Rose  08:47  
  08:47 Waiters Substitution replaced by Augustin 
McDermott 3pt Shot: Missed  08:34  
  08:34 Augustin Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:21 Ibaka Jump Shot: Missed 
Rose Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  08:20  
Rose Reverse Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  08:11
[CHI 39-31]
 
  07:58 Adams Layup Shot: Missed Block: Gibson (1 BLK) 
Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  07:57  
Portis Turnaround Hook Shot: Missed  07:48  
  07:46 Ibaka Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  07:38 Westbrook Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  07:38  
  07:30 Ibaka Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Ayotte) 
Rose Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  07:30  
Team Rebound  07:30  
Gibson Substitution replaced by Gasol  07:30  
Portis Substitution replaced by Mirotic  07:30  
McDermott Substitution replaced by Butler  07:30  
  07:30 Morrow Substitution replaced by Durant 
Rose Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  07:30
[CHI 40-31]
 
  07:09 Westbrook Jump Shot: Missed 
Rose Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  07:08  
Rose Layup Shot: Missed  07:02  
Butler Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  07:01  
Butler Layup Shot: Missed  07:00  
Butler Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  06:59  
Butler Tip Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  06:59
[CHI 42-31]
 
  06:59 Team Timeout : Regular 
  06:59 Adams Substitution replaced by Roberson 
  06:47
[OKC 33-42]
Durant Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Westbrook (1 AST) 
Butler Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Gasol (4 AST)  06:34
[CHI 44-33]
 
Mirotic Foul: Personal (2 PF) (M Ayotte)  06:16  
  06:07
[OKC 35-44]
Durant Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Westbrook (2 AST) 
Butler Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Gasol (5 AST)  05:48
[CHI 46-35]
 
  05:32
[OKC 37-46]
Westbrook Reverse Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Durant (1 AST) 
Mirotic 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Butler (2 AST)  05:16
[CHI 49-37]
 
  05:01 Westbrook Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Butler (1 ST) 
Rose Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Mirotic (2 AST)  04:58
[CHI 51-37]
 
  04:31 Durant 3pt Shot: Missed 
Rose Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  04:31  
Mirotic 3pt Shot: Missed  04:22  
  04:22 Team Rebound 
  04:06 Westbrook Layup Shot: Missed Block: Mirotic (1 BLK) 
Team Rebound  04:06  
Butler Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (2 TO)  03:52  
  03:41 Westbrook 3pt Shot: Missed 
  03:39 Team Rebound 
  03:39 Augustin Substitution replaced by Waiters 
  03:34
[OKC 39-51]
Ibaka Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Westbrook (3 AST) 
Rose Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Ibaka (1 ST)  03:21  
  03:16
[OKC 41-51]
Westbrook Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Durant (2 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  03:15  
Mirotic Substitution replaced by Gibson  03:15  
Butler Pullup Jump shot: Missed  02:59  
  02:59 Westbrook Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:51
[OKC 44-51]
Durant 3pt Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Westbrook (4 AST) 
Gibson Jump Shot: Missed  02:30  
  02:29 Westbrook Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  02:22 Westbrook Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  02:21  
Gasol Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Durant (1 ST)  02:09  
  02:02
[OKC 46-51]
Roberson Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Durant (3 AST) 
Team Timeout : Short  02:01  
Hinrich Substitution replaced by Snell  02:01  
Rose Floating Jump shot: Missed Block: Durant (1 BLK)  01:46  
  01:45 Ibaka Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  01:40 Waiters Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
  01:39 Roberson Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  01:39 Roberson Tip Layup Shot: Missed 
  01:38 Roberson Rebound (Off:3 Def:0) 
  01:37 Roberson Layup Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  01:36  
  01:36 Ibaka Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) (M Ayotte) 
Snell Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Westbrook (4 ST)  01:22  
  01:19
[OKC 48-51]
Westbrook Running Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Rose Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA) (M Ayotte)  01:19  
Rose Substitution replaced by Hinrich  01:19  
  01:19 Westbrook Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  01:18  
Hinrich Jump Shot: Missed  01:07  
Butler Rebound (Off:3 Def:1)  01:07  
Snell 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (1 AST)  01:00
[CHI 54-48]
 
  00:50.4
[OKC 50-54]
Ibaka Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Westbrook (5 AST) 
Snell Layup Shot: Missed Block: Ibaka (1 BLK)  00:29.9  
  00:28.9 Roberson Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
  00:24.1
[OKC 52-54]
Waiters Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Roberson (1 AST) 
Snell Pullup Jump shot: Missed  00:00.0  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 2nd Quarter
Chicago Bulls (17-11) Oklahoma City Thunder (20-11)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:45 Adams Layup Shot: Missed Block: Mirotic (2 BLK) 
Mirotic Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  11:44  
Rose Driving Bank Hook Shot: Made (11 PTS)  11:31
[CHI 56-52]
 
  11:22 Durant 3pt Shot: Missed 
  11:21 Adams Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  11:15 Ibaka 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  11:15  
Mirotic 3pt Shot: Missed  11:04  
  11:03 Adams Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  10:51 Westbrook Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  10:50  
Gibson Dunk Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Butler (3 AST)  10:30
[CHI 58-52]
 
  10:09 Durant Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Missed 
Gibson Rebound (Off:2 Def:7)  10:08  
Rose Floating Jump shot: Made (13 PTS)  09:54
[CHI 60-52]
 
  09:36 Durant Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Rose Step Back Jump shot: Made (15 PTS)  09:22
[CHI 62-52]
 
  09:17 Team Timeout : Regular 
  09:00 Durant Jump Shot: Missed 
  08:59 Ibaka Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  08:59 Ibaka Tip Layup Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  08:57  
Gasol Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO)  08:57  
  08:52
[OKC 54-62]
Ibaka Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Durant (4 AST) 
Butler Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  08:35  
Gasol Rebound (Off:3 Def:2)  08:33  
Gasol Tip Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS)  08:33
[CHI 64-54]
 
  08:17
[OKC 56-64]
Durant Jump Shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Westbrook (6 AST) 
Gasol Jump Shot: Missed  08:03  
  08:03 Westbrook Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  07:56 Westbrook Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Mirotic Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  07:55  
Mirotic 3pt Shot: Missed  07:40  
  07:40 Adams Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  07:25 Ibaka 3pt Shot: Missed 
Mirotic Rebound (Off:0 Def:7)  07:23  
Butler Driving Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Gibson (2 AST)  07:03
[CHI 66-56]
 
  06:43 Roberson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  06:43 Durant Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
Gasol Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Ayotte)  06:36  
  06:36 Adams Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  06:36 Team Rebound 
Mirotic Substitution replaced by Portis  06:36  
Gibson Substitution replaced by McDermott  06:36  
  06:36
[OKC 57-66]
Adams Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Rose Pullup Bank shot: Missed  06:24  
Portis Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  06:23  
Portis Layup Shot: Missed  06:21  
  06:19 Ibaka Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  06:15 Westbrook Foul: Offensive (3 PF) (T Brown) 
  06:15 Westbrook Turnover : Foul (4 TO) 
  06:15 Durant Substitution replaced by Waiters 
Rose Layup Shot: Missed Block: Ibaka (2 BLK)  05:57  
Gasol Rebound (Off:4 Def:2)  05:56  
Gasol 3pt Shot: Missed  05:52  
  05:52 Ibaka Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  05:38 Ibaka Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Portis (1 ST) 
  05:35 Ibaka Substitution replaced by Collison 
Butler Substitution replaced by Hinrich  05:35  
Gasol Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (15 PTS)  05:19
[CHI 68-57]
 
  05:05 Waiters Reverse Layup Shot: Missed 
  05:04 Team Rebound 
  05:03 Roberson Substitution replaced by Durant 
Rose Substitution replaced by Butler  05:03  
  04:53 Adams Hook Shot: Missed 
  04:53 Westbrook Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
Hinrich Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (T Brown)  04:53  
  04:53
[OKC 58-68]
Westbrook Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
  04:53 Westbrook Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:4 Def:3)  04:52  
Portis 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Gasol (6 AST)  04:31
[CHI 71-58]
 
Gasol Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Ayotte)  04:17  
  04:17 Westbrook Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  04:17 Team Rebound 
  04:17 Adams Substitution replaced by Morrow 
  04:17
[OKC 59-71]
Westbrook Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS) 
Butler Turnaround Jump Shot: Missed  03:55  
Gasol Rebound (Off:5 Def:3)  03:54  
Gasol Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Westbrook (5 ST)  03:52  
  03:46 Durant Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:3 Def:2)  03:46  
McDermott Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Portis (3 AST)  03:40
[CHI 73-59]
 
  03:23 Durant 3pt Shot: Missed 
Portis Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  03:22  
Gasol Jump Shot: Missed  03:12  
  03:10 Westbrook Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  03:04
[OKC 62-73]
Westbrook 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) 
Gasol Driving Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: McDermott (1 AST)  02:47
[CHI 75-62]
 
Hinrich Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis)  02:36  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:36  
Hinrich Substitution replaced by Brooks  02:36  
  02:36 Westbrook Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  02:36 Team Rebound 
  02:36
[OKC 63-75]
Westbrook Free Throw 2 of 2 (18 PTS) 
Gasol Layup Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Butler (4 AST)  02:14
[CHI 77-63]
 
  01:54
[OKC 65-77]
Durant Floating Jump shot: Made (23 PTS) 
Brooks Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (T Brown)  01:54  
  01:54 Westbrook Substitution replaced by Augustin 
Gasol Substitution replaced by Gibson  01:54  
  01:54 Collison Substitution replaced by Kanter 
  01:54
[OKC 66-77]
Durant Free Throw 1 of 1 (24 PTS) 
Butler Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Missed  01:38  
  01:38 Durant Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  01:29 Waiters Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Brooks Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  01:28  
Brooks 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS)  01:21
[CHI 80-66]
 
  00:58.9 Durant Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Butler (2 ST) 
Butler Driving Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS)  00:49.9
[CHI 82-66]
 
  00:46.3 Team Timeout : Short 
  00:41.6
[OKC 68-82]
Kanter Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Durant (5 AST) 
Portis Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (M Davis)  00:36.4  
Portis Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  00:36.4  
  00:30.9 Augustin Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Butler (3 ST) 
Butler Dunk Shot: Made (17 PTS)  00:28.0
[CHI 84-68]
 
  00:06.9 Morrow 3pt Shot: Missed 
Brooks Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  00:05.9  
Portis Floating Jump shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Brooks (1 AST)  00:01.3
[CHI 86-68]
 
End of 3rd Quarter
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Portis Jump Shot: Missed  11:42  
  11:41 Durant Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  11:31
[OKC 70-86]
Westbrook Pullup Jump shot: Made (20 PTS) 
Rose Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Westbrook (6 ST)  11:21  
  11:18
[OKC 72-86]
Durant Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (26 PTS) Assist: Westbrook (7 AST) 
Rose Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (1 FTA) (M Davis)  11:18  
  11:18
[OKC 73-86]
Durant Free Throw 1 of 1 (27 PTS) 
Butler Layup Shot: Made (19 PTS)  10:55
[CHI 88-73]
 
  10:33
[OKC 75-88]
Kanter Reverse Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Durant (6 AST) 
Butler Jump Shot: Missed  10:11  
  10:11 Team Rebound 
  09:54 Morrow 3pt Shot: Missed 
Portis Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  09:54  
Rose Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (4 TO)  09:43  
  09:21 Westbrook 3pt Shot: Missed 
Portis Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  09:21  
Gibson Jump Shot: Made (13 PTS)  09:05
[CHI 90-75]
 
  08:47 Ibaka Jump Shot: Missed 
  08:46 Kanter Rebound (Off:5 Def:3) 
  08:42
[OKC 77-90]
Kanter Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Rose Step Back Jump shot: Missed  08:24  
Gibson Rebound (Off:3 Def:7)  08:23  
McDermott 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Rose (1 AST)  08:10
[CHI 93-77]
 
  07:56
[OKC 79-93]
Westbrook Layup Shot: Made (22 PTS) 
Portis Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) (T Brown)  07:56  
  07:56  
Gibson Substitution replaced by Gasol  07:56  
  07:56 Westbrook Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:5 Def:4)  07:53  
Rose Driving Floating Bank Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS)  07:39
[CHI 95-79]
 
  07:26
[OKC 81-95]
Durant Dunk Shot: Made (29 PTS) Assist: Kanter (1 AST) 
Portis Hook Shot: Missed  07:07  
  07:06 Kanter Rebound (Off:5 Def:4) 
Rose Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (2 FTA) (M Ayotte)  06:59  
  06:59
[OKC 82-95]
Westbrook Free Throw 1 of 2 (23 PTS) 
Rose Substitution replaced by Hinrich  06:59  
  06:59
[OKC 83-95]
Westbrook Free Throw 2 of 2 (24 PTS) 
Portis Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Hinrich (2 AST)  06:42
[CHI 97-83]
 
  06:31 Westbrook Turnover : Bad Pass (5 TO) Steal:McDermott (1 ST) 
McDermott 3pt Shot: Missed  06:24  
  06:23 Durant Rebound (Off:2 Def:7) 
  06:05 Kanter Jump Shot: Missed 
McDermott Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  06:04  
Gasol Step Back Jump shot: Missed  05:45  
  05:44 Ibaka Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  05:37 Westbrook Layup Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:5 Def:5)  05:37  
Gasol Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Morrow (1 ST)  05:34  
  05:30
[OKC 86-97]
Morrow 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Butler Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Ibaka (2 ST)  05:14  
  05:11 Westbrook Turnover : Bad Pass (6 TO) Steal:Butler (4 ST) 
Butler 3pt Shot: Missed  05:07  
McDermott Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  05:05  
McDermott Layup Shot: Missed  05:04  
Gasol Rebound (Off:6 Def:5)  05:03  
Gasol Tip Layup Shot: Missed  05:03  
  05:00 Westbrook Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  04:47
[OKC 89-97]
Morrow 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Westbrook (8 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  04:46  
Portis Substitution replaced by Gibson  04:46  
  04:34 Durant Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 (20 PTS)  04:34
[CHI 98-89]
 
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (21 PTS)  04:34
[CHI 99-89]
 
  04:18 Westbrook 3pt Shot: Missed 
  04:18 Kanter Rebound (Off:6 Def:4) 
  04:17
[OKC 91-99]
Kanter Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Gasol Layup Shot: Missed  03:56  
  03:56 Westbrook Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  03:42
[OKC 93-99]
Westbrook Pullup Jump shot: Made (26 PTS) 
Butler Jump Shot: Missed  03:20  
  03:19 Team Rebound 
Hinrich Substitution replaced by Rose  03:19  
  03:02 Durant 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  03:01  
  02:38 Ibaka Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
  02:38 Team Timeout : Regular 
Butler Free Throw 1 of 2 (22 PTS)  02:38
[CHI 100-93]
 
Butler Free Throw 2 of 2 (23 PTS)  02:38
[CHI 101-93]
 
  02:28 Ibaka Foul: Offensive (4 PF) (T Brown) 
  02:28 Ibaka Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Rose Floating Jump shot: Missed  02:07  
Gasol Rebound (Off:7 Def:5)  02:07  
Gasol Layup Shot: Made (21 PTS)  02:06
[CHI 103-93]
 
  01:54 Durant 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gasol Rebound (Off:7 Def:6)  01:53  
Rose 3pt Shot: Missed  01:33  
  01:33 Kanter Rebound (Off:6 Def:5) 
  01:25
[OKC 96-103]
Morrow 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Durant (7 AST) 
Gasol Jump Shot: Missed  01:04  
  01:04 Kanter Rebound (Off:6 Def:6) 
  00:56.9 Morrow 3pt Shot: Missed 
McDermott Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  00:56.5  
  00:37.6 Kanter Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Ayotte) 
Rose Free Throw 1 of 2 (18 PTS)  00:37.6
[CHI 104-96]
 
Rose Free Throw 2 of 2 (19 PTS)  00:37.6
[CHI 105-96]
 
  00:37.6 Team Timeout : Regular 
  00:37.6 Double Technical - Ibaka, Gibson (M Davis) 
  00:37.6 Ibaka Substitution replaced by Collison 
  00:29.9 Westbrook 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:29.7 Kanter Rebound (Off:7 Def:6) 
Rose Foul: Personal (6 PF) (M Davis)  00:25.5  
Rose Substitution replaced by Hinrich  00:25.5  
  00:13.9 Westbrook 3pt Shot: Missed 
Butler Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  00:12.9  
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
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CHI
4th Central
42
40
6-4
26-15
16-25
OKC
1st Northwest
55
27
5-5
32-9
23-18
 
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CHI
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OKC
Durant 30.0
Adams 11.8
Westbrook 11.3
Durant 1.7
Westbrook 3.7