D.J. Augustin poured in 33 points as the Chicago Bulls held off the Boston Celtics for a 107-102 victory at the T.D. Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on Sunday night.
Augustin, who set a new career-high with those 33 points, scored 15 of his points in a decisive fourth quarter and was extremely efficient throughout the night. He shot 10-of-14 from the field, three-of-four from beyond the arc and a perfect 10-of-10 from the free throw line.
With the game tied at 96, Augustin drilled a three-pointer. After an offensive foul, Augustin hit two free throws and the Bulls hit eight of their final 10 free throws overall to ice the game.
Every Bulls’ starter scored in double figures.
Jimmy Butler scored 15 points while Joakim Noah had 13 points and 13 rebounds. Carlos Boozer added 14 and Mike Dunleavy and Kirk Hinrich scored 11 apiece.
Rajon Rondo was the star for the Celtics, finishing with 17 points, 11 assists and four rebounds.
Jeff Green and Jared Sullinger added 16 points each.
The win improves the Bulls’ record to 41-32 while the Celtics’ continue their miserable rebuilding season with a record of 23-50.