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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer Jimmy Butler got into the Chicago starting lineup about six weeks ago, his break coming when a slew of Bulls were dealing with injuries. He hasn't come off the bench since. And lately, he hasn't been on the bench at all - literally. Butler's role right now is to be the Bulls' ironman. NBA regulation games last 48 minutes, and even the guys with the biggest workloads get a little break every now and then. But Butler has played every second of Chicago's last three games, and going back to when he entered Game 5 of his team's first-round series against Brooklyn for the final time, he's been on the court for the last 148 minutes, 29 seconds of Bulls' basketball. ''It's all about the rest that you get in between,'' Butler said. ''I feel like I'll do whatever it takes for this team to win.'' His consecutive-minute streak will almost certainly grow Wednesday night, when he's scheduled to start Game 2 of Chicago's Eastern Conf...
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