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Nikola Mirotic throws down dunk on Jason Maxiell (VIDEO)

Nikola Mirotic, Marvin Williams

Nikola Mirotic, Marvin Williams


Bulls rookie Nikola Mirotic — the guy coming in second in the Rookie of the Year voting after the season — is known more as a floor spacing big who can knock down threes.

But he can dunk, too. Just as Jason Maxiell of the Hornets.

Mirotic had 14 points in the fourth quarter to help the Bulls hold off the Hornets and win 98-86 on the night Jimmy Butler returned to the Chicago lineup. The win tied Chicago with Toronto for the three seed in the East. Getting that three seed will mean an easier first round matchup, the Bulls are getting healthy at the right time to chase that seriously.