VIDEO: Derrick Rose Hits Game-Winning Shot, Luol Deng Blocks Kobe Bryant To Seal It

Despite a late 10-point Los Angeles Lakers lead, the Chicago Bulls came back to within one point with less than 20 seconds to go before the reigning MVP, Derrick Rose, got a shot to win the game, and he came up big in the clutch for his team. Here's how the end of the game went down:

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In the third game of the NBA's season-opening Christmas Day showcase, the Bulls and Lakers gave our most exciting finish of the day. Ending with Luol Deng's incredible block on Kobe Bryant, these two teams delivered a Hollywood ending fit for the locale in which the game was played. Though Rose struggled early, the über-competitive point guard showed that Kobe isn't the only player on the court who deserves a reputation for clutch play.

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The Lakers, though, proved that, despite missing Lamar Odom and lacking Andrew Bynum due to suspension, they're still a dangerous team. The Bulls had the best record in the NBA last year, and the Lakers' length held them to less than 90 points.

For more on these two teams, visit Bulls blog Blog a Bull and Lakers blog Silver Screen and Roll.

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