Derrick Rose just saved the day for the Chicago Bulls. With the score tied at 104 late in regulation, Rose held the ball for the final shot before hitting a step back jumper in the face of Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings to win the game at the buzzer for Chicago. The 106-104 victory improves the Bulls to 33-8 overall and gives Chicago its eighth straight win. The Bucks fall to 15-24 with the loss.
Rose was dominant throughout, forcing his way to the foul line whenever he felt like it. Rose ends the night with 30 points, 11 assists, and eight rebounds by going 8-of-22 from the field and 14-of-14 from the free throw line. Joakim Noah added 20 points and 10 rebounds for Chicago in the win. Carlos Boozer scored 15 and Luol Deng scored 12 for the Bulls.
The Bucks were led by Ersan Ilyasova, who scored a career-high 32 points.