Bulls beat Thunder, ending Westbrook’s streak
Ponca City Now - March 6, 2015 7:30 am
CHICAGO (AP) – E’Twaun Moore hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds remaining and the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-105 on Thursday night, ending Russell Westbrook’s triple-double streak at four.
Westbrook had 43 points, seven assists and eight rebounds. On Wednesday night in Oklahoma City, he had career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds and added 10 assists in an overtime victory over Philadelphia.
Nikola Mirotic made two free throws with 28.9 remaining, pulling Chicago within one. Westbrook then shot an air-ball with the shot-clock expiring, and Moore followed with his 3-pointer. After the 3, Westbrook stepped out of bounds after receiving the inbounds pass.
Mirotic finished with 26 points, Pau Gasol and Mike Dunleavy each 21, and Moore added 19.