NBA via Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — Derrick Rose scored 34 points and Jimmy Butler added 24 as the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 113-106 in double overtime on Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.
Butler got the second overtime started in the right direction for Chicago, intercepting a backcourt pass from Giannis Antetokounmpo and hitting a layup. It set the tone for an 8-0 run that gave Chicago a 109-101 lead with 2:44 left to finally shake the Bucks.
Rose missed a free throw with 4 seconds left in regulation that left the game tied. However, he scored six points in the second overtime, including a layup off an offensive rebound with 2:15 left for a 10-point lead.
Antetokounmpo had 25 points and Khris Middleton added 18 for Milwaukee, which went scoreless for more than 6 minutes between the first and second overtimes.
The Bulls will go for the sweep on Saturday in Game 4 in Milwaukee. No NBA team has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit to win a series.
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