Bulls win another classic in Boston

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Bulls win another classic in Boston
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Bulls’ game savers Friday in an unlikely and equally remarkable 100-99 overtime victory in Boston: Marco Belinelli with a falling down 14 footer with 3.1 seconds left in overtime for the winner, Kirk Hinrich with a 15 footer with two seconds left in regulation after Belinelli had the ball poked away from him, that coming after basically all the Celtics had to do was get the ball in with 9.4 seconds remaining and an 88-86 lead. But Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau called a tie up play, and Jimmy Butler subbing for the injured Luol Deng and Joakim Noah forced Paul Pierce into a jump ball that would end in Hinrich’s shot to force overtime. “Obviously,” said Thibodeau, “We found a way to win.” How isn’t quite as clear.

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