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Why the Minnesota Timberwolves should not trade for a superstar

Around this time last year, rumors swirled about the Minnesota Timberwolves trading their No. 4 pick in the draft, along with other assets, to the Chicago Bulls for All-Star small forward Jimmy Butler. In the end, a deal was not made, and the Timberwolves kept their roster intact and added another young player by selecting Kris Dunn in the draft. On Tuesday, the Wolves landed the...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Would a Jimmy Butler-D’Angelo Russell swap make sense?

There’s a scenario in play that suggests the Chicago Bulls could move All-Star guard Jimmy Butler this upcoming summer. He was bandied about as bait during February’s trade deadline. But in the end, Chicago decided to keep its star guard en route to earning a trip to the playoffs.Now that an otherwise disappointing 2016-17 season has come to a conclusion, it looks like Butler...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler has interesting response to question about Bulls future

Jimmy Butler has heard his name come up in trade rumors dating back to last offseason, and that chatter is almost certain to continue this summer. With the Chicago Bulls having been eliminated from the playoffs after losing four straight games to the Boston Celtics, it’s fair to wonder if Butler will encourage the team to move him.When asked on Friday night if he will be seeking...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Smart fires back at Jimmy Butler over ‘not about that life’ talk

Jimmy Butler had some post-game trash talk for Marcus Smart after the two tangled during Sunday’s Game 4 of the Chicago Bulls-Boston Celtics playoff series. And now Smart is firing back over Butler’s “not about that life” talk.Butler and Smart mixed it up on the backcourt baseline and had to be separated, prompting the Bulls guard to call out the Celtics guard after the game...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler rips Marcus Smart in post-Game 4 interview: ‘He’s not about that life’

Leave it to Marcus Smart to send Jimmy Butler into Hit ‘Em Up mode.After the Boston Celtics defeated the Chicago Bulls in Game 4 on Sunday to knot their first-round series at two games apiece, Butler ripped into Smart, calling him “a great actor” and saying that he was “not about that life.” Butler and Smart exchanged words in the second quarter and had to be separated...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Jimmy Butler won't be with Bulls next season

The Chicago Bulls held on to Jimmy Butler at this year’s NBA trade deadline, but it appears the Butler-Bulls marriage could soon be coming to a close.A league front office source tells The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor that Butler is “as good as gone” from Chicago once this season comes to a close.It’s been reported that the star guard has had a tumultuous relationship with...
Via NESN.com
March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler on state of Bulls: ‘I just want to win at all costs’

Jimmy Butler is still a member of the Chicago Bulls despite rumors swirling he could have been shipped out of town ahead of Thursday’s NBA trade deadline.With the dust still settling post-deadline, Butler now finds himself on a squad without Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott and three new teammates. Despite the roster shakeup and uncertainty about how the new-look Bulls will proceed...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics focused on Jimmy Butler amid Cousins trade news

The Boston Celtics, given the Sunday’s NBA blockbuster, appear to be sitting on the sideline at the moment.The New Orleans Pelicans reportedly acquired DeMarcus Cousins from the Sacramento Kings late Sunday night for a price that certainly didn’t seem very steep at all. New Orleans sent back a package that included 2016 first-round selection Buddy Hield, a 2017 first-round pick...
Via NESN.com
February 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Butler to Celtics talk will loom over All-Star week

Forget about the Carmelo Anthony trade rumors. According to one report, Jimmy Butler is the hottest name on the NBA’s trade market right now, and he could be headed to the Boston Celtics before the deadline on Feb. 23rd.Talking about the trade deadline on his Woj Report Saturday night, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical said Butler to Boston rumors “will loom over the entire...
Via Sportsnaut
February 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler walks off court after committing foul

Jimmy Butler didn’t waste any time heading to the bench after committing a foul.During the second quarter of Friday’s game between the Bulls and Heat, Jimmy Butler was called for a loose ball foul on Willie Reed. After the whistle blew, Butler immediately walked off the court to the bench and sat down. As Stacey King noted on the broadcast, the Bulls didn’t have anyone ready...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 27, 2017  |  Discuss
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