Demar DeRozan’s first season with the Chicago Bulls has been nothing short of incredible and that continued on Thursday night as the All-Star dropped a season high 50 points in Chicago’s 135-130 overtime victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.
On top of the season’s best performance from a Bull, the 32-year old also set plenty of other marks including a feat not seen since Michael Jordan donned the red and white.
It’s rarified air when you’re mentioned among two league MVPs and it comes at a time the Bulls desperately needed to put up a W. It’s Chicago’s second consecutive victory and moves them to 45-32 on the year with just five games to play. The Bulls sit alone in 5th place in the East, breaking the tie with the Raptors who sit half a game back at 44-32.
On top of the 50 points, DeRozan also recorded six assists, five rebounds and was 14-of-15 from the free throw line. Here’s some highlights from night’s big win:
On top of the stellar performance from DeRozan, forward Patrick Williams put up a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds. Chicago faces off with the Eastern Conference leading Miami Heat on Saturday night as they go for three straight wins.
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