Monta Ellis drops 38 pts as Mavericks beat Bulls in double OT
CHICAGO (AP) - Monta Ellis hit three foul shots with 1 second left in the fourth quarter to tie it, then made a go-ahead 3-pointer late in the second overtime that lifted the Dallas Mavericks past the Chicago Bulls 132-129 Tuesday night.
Ellis finished with 38 points, including his trio of free throws to make it 108-all. Chicago's Derrick Rose banked in a 3-point at the overtime buzzer to force double OT.
Ellis' 3 put the Mavericks up 130-129, and Chandler Parsons added two foul shots. Rose missed a 3-point try as time expired.
Dirk Nowitzki added 22 despite shooting just 8 for 22 as Dallas won its fourth in row.
Pau Gasol led the Bulls with 29 points and 14 rebounds. Jimmy Butler had 23 points, Mike Dunleavy 20 and Rose 18.
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