In a high-stakes showdown, Jalen Brunson delivered a masterclass performance, dropping 40 points to propel the New York Knicks (50-32) to a thrilling 120-119 overtime victory against the Chicago Bulls (39-43) on Sunday, securing the coveted No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference.

Amidst the playoff implications, Brunson showcased his brilliance, leading the Knicks to their best regular season since 2012-13.

With the win, the Knicks edged past the Milwaukee Bucks for the No. 2 seed, setting the stage for a promising postseason campaign.

Donte DiVincenzo provided valuable support with 25 points, contributing to the Knicks’ hard-fought victory in overtime.

While DeMar DeRozan put up a valiant effort for the Bulls with 30 points, his missed shot in the closing moments of overtime sealed the Knicks’ triumph.

Nikola Vucevic also played a significant role with 29 points and 11 rebounds, while Coby White added 26 points.