Friday December 25th, 2015

Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler hit a long–range three to end the first quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Christmas Day.

The three–pointer gave Chicago a 32–26 lead at the end of the first. Chicago held off a late Oklahoma City rally to win 105–96.

Butler finished with a team-high 23 points along with six rebounds, four assists and four steals. Kevin Durant led all scorers with 29 points.

PRINCE: Bulls get much-needed win | SI’s Christmas Day Roundup

Watch Butler’s buzzer beater below. 

 

 

Chicago improved to 16–11 and snapped a three-game losing streak. Oklahoma City fell to 20–10.

- Stanley Kay

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