Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/18/13
BOSTON -- Marco Belinelli quickly went from goat to hero in the closing seconds of overtime Friday night. Belinelli, guilty of too much dribbling and a bad shot with his team ahead by a point, hit an off-balance 14-footer with 3.1 seconds left to give the Chicago Bulls a 100-99 victory over the Boston Celtics. Jason Terry gave Boston, losers of the last two games of a season-high five-game homestand, the lead with a jumper with 12.5 seconds left before Belinelli scored after a timeout. The Bulls, still winning without star Derrick Rose and losing Luol Deng to an injury during this game, scored three points in the final 12.1 seconds of regulation, with Kirk Hinrich forcing the OT with a short jumper with 2 seconds left. That came after Joaquim Noah forced a jump ball in a tie-up with Paul Pierce and then won the tap. With no timeouts left, all the Celtics could get was a desperation heave from Courtney Lee as time ran out. Belinelli finished with 10 points, including his te...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Myles Jack withdraws from UCLA to enter NFL Draft

Seahawks optimistic Lynch will be ‘ready to go’ in Week 5

Antonio Gates feels ‘rebooted’ after serving suspension

Chip Kelly: ‘There’s not a bunch of O-linemen on the street’

Rosevelt Colvin: Belichick had Patriots practice batting balls

Urban Meyer considering using J.T. Barrett in the red zone


Report: Giants 'hopeful' Pierre-Paul can return for final month

Report: Bills hosting Trent Richardson for workout

Report: ‘Weekend-long bender’ prompted CC Sabathia’s rehab

Knicks coach: Porzingis is part-Dirk Nowitzki, part-Pau Gasol

Michael Bennett dislikes Stafford because of JFK assassination

Tedy Bruschi: Always Feels Good To Beat Cowboys

NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Stephen Curry celebrates three with bench before it goes in

What should be done with Kaepernick?

10 rookies who could be playoff heroes

X-factors to watch in Wild Card games

Texas Rangers ups their concessions game for the postseason

College playoff: Five teams that hurt themselves

College playoff: Five teams that helped themselves

Could this be the Carolina Panthers season?

Michael Irvin: Cowboys have no chance against Patriots Sunday

Melo on requesting a trade: 'Hell no'

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker