Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had a career-high 33 points and 10 assists to help Oklahoma City beat the Chicago Bulls and former Thunder coach Billy Donovan 127-125 in overtime Friday night. Oklahoma City rallied from 22 points down in the second half. Zach LaVine, who led the Bulls with 35 points, could have won it in overtime but he missed a deep, off-balance 3-pointer in the closing seconds.
After losing back-to-back games, the Thunder are back at the .500 mark after besting the Bulls on Friday night.
"He just told us at halftime that playing the way we were, there was no way we were gonna be able to compete with any team in the NBA."