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Morning Box Score: Jimmy Butler Rises, But Bulls Fall To Pacers

By Jon Graef in News on Nov 16, 2014 4:15PM


Bulls 90, Pacers 99

Jimmy Butler racked up a career-high 32 points, but the Chicago Bulls guard's efforts weren't enough to carry the team to a victory over the Pacers Saturday night. Butler scored 32 points, and played so hard during the game that one the air pockets in his shoes exploded. Exploded! Not something you see everyday.

But with Derrick Rose sitting out, the Pacers took advantage of their underdog status and played "pissed off", even having a 17-point point lead over the Bulls. With Jimmy Butler's help, though, the Bulls cut that Pacers lead to three. As hard as the Bulls went, the Pacers simply went harder, ultimately triumphing over the Bulls with a 99-90 win, their third of the last four games. The Bulls play the Los Angeles Clippers tomorrow.

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