DeRozan first to hit buzzer-beating GWs in back-to-back days
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Bulls' DeMar DeRozan becomes first to hit buzzer-beating winners in back-to-back days

DeMar DeRozan celebrated New Year's Day in historic fashion by becoming the first player in NBA history to hit a game-winning buzzer-beater in consecutive days.

"Just to hit a buzzer-beater in general is amazing, especially when you do it on the road," DeRozan told reporters after his Saturday game-winner, via ESPN. "I don't know. I don't know if I'm dreaming. If it's real right now."

DeRozan started his special holiday weekend by burying an off-balance three at the buzzer against the Indiana Pacers on New Year's Eve.

 Then he followed it up by hitting another three-pointer Saturday to beat the Washington Wizards.

 In January 1985, Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird hit game-winning buzzer-beaters in consecutive games, but had one day of rest in the middle. Nearly four decades later, DeRozan became the first to do it in back-to-back days.

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