So I didn't see a single minute of tonight's game, but apparently the Bulls won in pretty cool fashion, even if it negates what would have been yet another "tank win."
The Bulls appeared on the verge of a fourth straight loss after a Jimmy Butler travel with 19 seconds left gave the Bucks the ball back up two, but Joakim Noah tied up Gary Neal to force a jump ball. Noah then won the tip, leading to a banked Mike Dunleavy three with 5.8 seconds left. Noah then came up with another big play, blocking O.J. Mayo in the final seconds to seal a 91-90 win:
Noah making things happen was a theme of the night, as he finished with 21 points and 18 rebounds. He was especially great in the fourth quarter, putting up 10 points, seven rebounds, three blocks and two steals in the final frame. The Bulls outscored the Bucks 29-21 in the fourth.
Butler was a bit uneven in his return from a turf toe injury, shooting just 4-of-12 overall and 1-of-4 from three. However, he still managed to score 16 points by going 7-of-8 from the charity stripe.
D.J. Augustin made his Bulls debut...and he fit right in with the rest of the Bulls' terrible point guard brigade. Augustin put up a goose egg in 12 minutes, shooting 0-of-3 overall and 0-of-2 from three. He posted a -12. Woof.
Possibly more to come on this one tomorrow. If not, Bulls get right back at it against the Raptors at the UC.