Chicago Bulls center Andre Drummond He hasn’t played much of late, leaving Billy Donovan’s rotation for the past month.

But on Thursday night, Drummond made the most of his opportunity, pulling off something that had been seen since the 1970s.

Andre Drummond, #3 of the Chicago Bulls, and Goran Dragic, #7 of the Chicago Bulls, during the game against the Indiana Pacers on February 2, 2023 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.
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Drummond became the first musician since Darryl Dawkins during the 1978-79 season to score 15 points and grab 11 rebounds in 15 minutes or less, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

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Drummond played just under 15 minutes in Chicago’s 114-98 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Thursday night.

He hadn’t played more than 15 minutes in a game since Dec. 30 and hadn’t appeared in five of the last eight games before Thursday night.

Charlotte Hornets center Mason Plumlee (24) and Chicago Bulls center Andre Drummond (3) battle for position under the basket during an NBA game between the Charlotte Hornets and the Chicago Bulls on 2 February 2023 at the United Center in Chicago, IL.

Charlotte Hornets center Mason Plumlee (24) and Chicago Bulls center Andre Drummond (3) battle for position under the basket during an NBA game between the Charlotte Hornets and the Chicago Bulls on 2 February 2023 at the United Center in Chicago, IL.
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«I’m fine with that?» Drummond said regarding his playing time. «I’m never okay with that. I’m a basketball player. I want to play. But in the circumstances that I’m in, I have to work to get back to where I want to be.»

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the two-stroke All-Star signed with the Bulls in the offseason after spending the 2021-22 season with the Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets.

«At the end of the day, I just have to be a good teammate,» Drummond said. «That’s what I can focus on. When you focus on the things you can’t control, that’s when you start to get to that dark place.»

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Andre Drummond, number 3 of the Chicago Bulls, prepares to shoot a free throw during the game against the Charlotte Hornets on February 2, 2023 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

Andre Drummond, number 3 of the Chicago Bulls, prepares to shoot a free throw during the game against the Charlotte Hornets on February 2, 2023 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.
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Ayo Dosunmu led the way for the Bulls, scoring 22 points on 9-10 shooting from the field.

Chicago has six players finishing in double figures as the Bulls moved to 24-27 on the season.

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«It’s just a testimonial from our team,» Dosunmu said. «We have a very deep team. At this point in the season, we’re going to need everyone to come out and play both ends.»

Associated Press contributed to this report.