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Lakers topple the Bulls, 123-118, in double overtime
Lakers topple the Bulls, 123-118, in double overtime

The Lakers avoided tying a franchise-worst 10-game losing streak by stopping the bleeding with a hard-fought, 123-118 double-overtime victory over the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night at Staples Center. With a nine-point advantage with 2:08 left in the fourth quarter, the Lakers stumbled with Chicago All-Star guard Jimmy Butler scoring seven consecutive points, followed by a tip-in shot by former Laker Pau Gasol to tie the score at 98. Jordan Hill missed a jumper with 1.7 seconds left, but redeemed himself in the final second of the first overtime by hitting a jump shot to tie the score at 106 with 16.2 seconds left. Derrick Rose, who shot seven for 26 from the field for the game...

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