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Bulls sink Timberwolves on Butler's game-winning free throws, 106-105

MINNEAPOLIS Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio celebrated his $55 million payday from just 24 hours earlier by tying a team record for assists with 17, but it wasn't enough to turn Saturday night at Target Center into a party, not after Chicago exited with a 106-105 victory won with two-tenths of a second remaining. Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler scored his team's final four points in the last 73 seconds, including the game-winning free throws after Wolves veteran Kevin Martin had sent the crowd into hysterics with a three-point shot that put the Wolves ahead 105-104. But Butler positioned himself for the winning free throws by going to his knees on a drive to the basket. By the...

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