VIDEO: Jimmy Butler drops career-high 43 points in 4OT loss to Pistons


Jimmy Butler and the Chicago Bulls endured a hellacious quadruple overtime slugfest with the Detroit Pistons on Friday night. The Bulls fell 147-144 at home, but Jimmy Butler was flat out special, scoring a career-high 43 points and grabbing eight rebounds. 15 of Butler’s points were scored in the fourth overtime.

Butler shot 14-of-29 from the field and 14 out of 16 from the free throw line in 55 minutes of action. Butler, Pau Gasol (30 points) and Derrick Rose (34 points) combined for 107 of the Bulls’ 144 points in the loss.

Major highlights from Butler in those overtimes:

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Martin is the Founder, Chief Editor, and Head Skills Development Trainer for Basketball Society. He has work experience in digital media and marketing, radio, and journalism. Currently, he does freelance work as a videographer and content creator. He has been featured as a writer on sites such as Def Pen, TV Film News, All Hip-Hop, and more. Martin played high school basketball at South Brunswick High School (NJ) where he graduated in 2007. He is a 1,000-point scorer at SBHS and an All-Middlesex County performer as a 3-year varsity starter. He helped lead SBHS to their first-ever Central Jersey Group 4 sectional state championship in 2007. Martin played college basketball at Eastern University, where he graduated (BA, Communications) in 2012. Martin was a four-year starter and a 1,000-point scorer at EU. Follow Martin on Twitter @Marsoaries and on Instagram @martin_soaries


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