Grizzlies beat weary Bulls in OT, 85-82

Grizzlies beat weary Bulls in OT, 85-82
January 19, 2013, 11:23 pm
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CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 19: Marc Gasol #33 of the Memphis Grizzlies posts up against Carlos Boozer #5 of the Chicago Bulls on January 19, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

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CHICAGO (AP) Marc Gasol scored 19 points, Zach Randolph had 13 points and 19 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Chicago Bulls 85-82 in overtime on Saturday night.

Memphis scored the first six points of the extra period, Gasol's putback making it 82-76. The Bulls cut it to 83-80 on Jimmy Butler's layup and had a chance to tie, but Nate Robinson missed a 3-pointer with 25 seconds left.

Robinson made a layup with 6.6 seconds left, but Jerryd Bayless scored with 4.8 seconds remaining to make it 85-82. Carlos Boozer missed a 3 as time expired.

Chicago, playing its third consecutive overtime game in four days, didn't have enough in overtime. The Bulls played without forward Luol Deng and had to fight back from a 17-point, third-quarter deficit.