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Jimmy Butler and Marquis Teague chatted with the media following the Bulls 79-74 loss to the Celtics in their opening game of the Las Vegas Summer League. Butler spoke on how he wants to be a leader this summer and do whatever it takes to win games. Â Heâ€™s also excited to help Teague transition to the NBA smoothly like his teammates did for him last year. Â Teague conceded he had a rough game, but is just ready to bounce back tonight.
Jimmy Butler: I was just trying to stay aggressive, and by me being aggressive, hopefully my teammates would take after that. I have to lead by example, and if Iâ€™m calm and Iâ€™m playing basketball hard, then my teammates are going to be calm and play basketball hard. Iâ€™m second year, kind of a rookie still, but I feel like Iâ€™m a veteran on this team and I have to lead. Â If leading means me taking over a game then I have to try and do that, get to the line, things like that. [My goal for this summer league] is to get my confidence up in every part of my g...
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Name: Marco Belinelli â€“ 6â€™5Â
Last Team Played With: New Orleans Hornets
2011-12 season averages: 11.8 PPG, 1.5 APG, 2.6 RPG