Doug McDermott grabbed 10 rebounds to complement his 17 points as the Chicago Bulls came from behind to win 123-118 in overtime against the Toronto Raptors.
It marked the first time that the former Creighton star recorded a double-double in the NBA. He also shot 6 of 17 from the field, including 2 of 7 from long range, in 38 minutes off the bench. He hit a key jumper with 39 seconds remaining to put the Bulls ahead 107-105 in regulation.
He also added a big dunk on a crafty assist from teammate Jimmy Butler in OT, extending the Bulls' lead to five.
That pass…that dunk! ???? pic.twitter.com/WLo5x473Gt— Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) January 8, 2017
McDermott was no stranger to double-doubles when he played for the Bluejays.
Doug McDermott has his first career NBA double-double tonight. Had 37 at Creighton.— Rob Anderson (@_robanderson) January 8, 2017
Entering the game, McDermott was averaging 10.1 points and 3.0 rebounds in 23 games for the Bulls.
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