Behind a big night from Kemba Walker and an 18 rebound performance from Al Jefferson, the Charlotte Bobcats went into the playoffs on a high note with a 91-86 overtime win over the Chicago Bulls.
Walker finished with a game-high 22 points on the strength of a 10 for 11 night from the free-throw line. He also added seven rebounds and eight assists. To go along with his 18 boards, Jefferson added 10 points, three assists and two blocked shots. Chris Douglas-Roberts also had a sold night with 13 points off the bench.
D.J. Augustin led the way for the Bulls with 17 points on 6-of-16 shooting from the floor. Chicago also got solid efforts from Joakim Noah And Carlos Boozer. Noah Tallied 14 points, 13 rebounds, six assists and two blocks while Carlos Boozer registered 14 points and 11 boards. Jimmy Butler added 12 points, four assists and five steals in the loss.
After having his best game in a Bulls uniform just two nights ago, Jimmer Fredette was relegated back to his customary spot on the Chicago bench thanks to the return of D.J. Augustin.
With the loss, Chicago finished with the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference and a matchup with the Washington Wizards.