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.