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Players with a game-winning buzzer-beater in the playoffs this decade:

  • 2015: Jerryd Bayless, Bucks
  • 2014: Damian Lillard, Blazers
  • 2014: Vince Carter, Mavs
  • 2013: LeBron James, Heat
  • 2010: Paul Pierce, Celtics

Unlikely hero for Bucks

Jerryd Bayless was 5-of-18 in the series before making his buzzer-beating layup in Game 4. It's the first playoff buzzer-beater since Damian Lillard's shot to beat the Rockets in Game 6 of the first round last season.

Bucks stun Bulls at buzzer

Somehow Jerryd Bayless shook free from Derrick Rose under the basket, getting a wide open layup to give the Bucks a Game 3 win and extend Milwaukee's season. The Bulls finished with 28 turnovers, the last one with 1.3 seconds left being the most costly. Box score

Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

Rose wanted to take the last shot but he got the ball stripped from him. Kidd calls time out with .8 left in regulation. Game tied at 90.

Derrick Rose stepping up

After making a 3-pointer to slice the Bucks' lead in half, Derrick Rose found Pau Gasol in transition for a basket and a foul. Game 4 is tied 90-90 with 37.9 seconds left. Milwaukee needs a win to avoid elimination. Follow live

Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

Courtside fan in New Orleans shouts to Steph Curry as he uses the scorer's table as a base to get loose: "I hate you ... but I respect you"

Bucks lose critical points

O.J. Mayo appeared to beat the shot-clock buzzer with a deep 3 with 3 minutes left, but upon further review the shot was late. With the 3 points wiped out, the Bucks' lead is down to 3 with 2:18 left. Follow live

Warriors at Pelicans, 8 p.m. on ESPN

Golden State will look to complete a sweep of Anthony Davis & Co., whose challenge will be putting their blown 20-point, 4th-quarter lead in Game 3 behind them. No NBA team has ever overcome a 3-0 series deficit. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Rose turning it on in the clutch

Derrick Rose had a quiet evening with 5 points through three quarters. But back-to-back buckets by the former MVP closed the deficit to 4 points before a Jerryd Bayless leaner stretched it back to 6. Follow live

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Nick Friedell @NickFriedell

After such a great Game 3 performance -- Derrick Rose is just 1-for-8 heading into the 4th quarter of Game 4.

Bulls with more turnovers than a bakery

Chicago is on pace for a season high in turnovers with 21 through 3 quarters. The Bucks have contributed to that high number, collecting 15 steals and taking a 2-point lead into the final period. Follow live

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Balanced scoring keeps Bucks close
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It's scoring by committee for Milwaukee's starters.

  • Ersan Ilyasova: 9 points
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo: 8 points
  • Zaza Pachulia: 8 points
  • Michael Carter-Williams: 8 points
  • Khris Middleton: 7 points
The young Bucks trail by 1 late in the 3rd. Follow live

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Butler on a mission
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Jimmy Butler has picked up where he left off in the 1st half. Butler has 5 of Chicago's 9 points in the 3rd quarter and is up to 28 for the game. The Bulls trail by 1 midway through the 3rd. Follow live

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Michael Wallace @WallaceNBA_ESPN

Jimmy Butler and Kawhi Leonard have hijacked the 1st round of these playoffs. And they're totally relentless on both ends of the court.