In a stunning turn of events, the short-handed Chicago Bulls (6-14) orchestrated a remarkable comeback to defeat the formidable Milwaukee Bucks (13-6) 120-113 in a thrilling overtime clash on Thursday night.
The Bulls, missing key players Zach LaVine and DeMar DeRozan due to injuries, found an unlikely hero in Alex Caruso, whose buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the end of regulation forced the game into overtime.
Nikola Vucevic delivered a season-high performance with 29 points, supported by Coby White’s impressive 23-point contribution.
The victory marked only the sixth for the Bulls in 20 games, breaking a five-game losing streak and handing the Bucks a surprising defeat.
Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 26 points and 14 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough to secure the win.
Overtime proved to be the turning point for the Bulls, with Vucevic’s dunk and Patrick Williams’ crucial plays securing an eight-point run.
The Bucks fought back, but Caruso’s heroics continued, sending the game to overtime with a dramatic buzzer-beater over the towering Brook Lopez.