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Jimmy Butler Ties Career High With 32 Points vs Nuggets

Jimmy Butler continues to show that he’s a super star early on this season. Butler, who is averaging a career best 21.5 points a game, netted 32 points in the Bulls’ loss to the Nuggets on Monday. Butler shot 20 free-throws on the night, making 18. [GD Factory] The post Jimmy Butler Ties Career High With 32 Points vs Nuggets appeared first on Diehardsport.
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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball: Box Score Browsing – The Butler Did It

Jimmy Butler If ever there was a call for evidence to see how a player plays in a contract year, it was Trevor Ariza last year. Jimmy Butler is doing the exact same thing this year, except he’s on his way to a deal likely doubling what Ariza scored from the Rockets last year. Butler’s taken ‘the leap’, the much talked about step up from being an ‘ok’ to a very good...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets hang on against depleted Bulls

Denver 114, Chicago 109 When: 9:00 PM ET, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado Officials: #64 Justin VanDuyne, #31 Scott Wall, #10 Ron Garretson Attendance: 17033 By SportsDirect Inc. Nuggets 114, Bulls 109: Ty Lawson collected 20 and 12 assists as Denver knocked off visiting Chicago to push its winning streak to five. Arron Afflalo scored 19 points and...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Statistic about Derrick Rose, Jimmy Butler very revealing

Before this season, Derrick Rose had missed all but ten of the previous 164 regular season games the Chicago Bulls have played, dating back to the beginning of the 2012-13 season — just months after his 2011-12 season ended due to an ACL injury. The lockout-shortened 2011-12 season also doubled as Jimmy Butler’s rookie year, Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Bulls 97, Jazz 95 (11/24/14)

Hot damn, is this team fun to watch. This is the third time we’ve seen the Butler-Dunleavy-Gasol-Noah-Rose starting 5 this season, and each time they’ve started those 5 they’ve won the first quarter (twice convincingly). Chicago played probably it’s strongest 12 minutes of the year in the first quarter, dominating both offensively and defensively. Listening to the Utah...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Thibodeau: Derrick Rose must ‘get out there and play’

            Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose returned to the floor Monday night in a 97-95 win over the Utah Jazz after missing the previous four games because of a strained left hamstring. Rose went 5-for-10 from the field with 18 points, five assists and three rebounds in 25 minutes. Coach Tom Thibodeau wants to...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler And Jazz’s Joe Ingles Nearly Fight, Butler Tells Him “F*ck You”

The Chicago Bulls topped the Utah Jazz in a hard fought game Monday night in Salt Lake City. Jimmy Butler, who once again had a stellar game, netted 25 points in 44 minutes of action. Butler and the Jazz’s Joe Ingles got tangles up in the fourth quarter after Ingles elbowed Butler defending him on […] The post Jimmy Butler And Jazz’s Joe Ingles Nearly Fight, Butler Tells Him...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

With Derrick Rose at the point, Bulls click vs. Jazz

  Jimmy Butler scored 25 points and Pau Gasol added 23 points and nine rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 97-95 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday night. Derrick Rose scored 18 points in his return to the Bulls' lineup. Chicago beat the Jazz for ninth time in the last 12 games between the two teams. Derrick Favors scored 21 points and pulled down a season-high 15 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Butler, Gasol lead Bulls over Jazz 97-95

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Jimmy Butler scored 25 points and Pau Gasol added 23 points and nine rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 97-95 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday night. Derrick Rose scored 18 points in his return to the Bulls' lineup. Chicago beat the Jazz for ninth time in the last 12 games between the two teams. Derrick Favors scored 21 points and pulled down a season...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wing Specials: Can Jimmy Butler Carry That Weight A Long Time?

Up until this year, Jimmy Butler looked like he was always going to be a Wesley Johnson-Iman Shumpert type of wing. Can get you 13-15 points on a good night, hits a few three balls, shoots crappy from the field and nabs a few steals here and there. His improvement was steady over his first three seasons, but heading into this year’s fantasy drafts, the thought going through most...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler On The Bulls: “Hell Yeah, It’s A Championship Team”

The Chicago Bulls have had lofty expectations for this season, and with wins on the road over the Raptors and Clippers and starting the year 8-and-5, things haven’t changed. Jimmy Butler, who has blossomed into one of the league’s best two-way players, was very matter-of-fact on how good he thought this year’s Bulls team is. […] The post Jimmy Butler On The Bulls: “Hell...
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Jimmy Butler Doesn't Hold Resentment Over Lack Of Contract Extension

Jimmy Butler and the Chicago Bulls were not able to agree to a contract extension before the Oct. 31 deadline, and this season, the swingman has averaged 20.4 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.5 steals a game. Butler said he does not hold resentment with the Bulls for the lack of a new deal. "Nah, nah," Butler said. "I love the city of Chicago. I think everybody...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler on The NBA Finals: We Going to Win That Sh*t

The Chicago Bulls are currently 8-5 and leading the Eastern Conference Central Division in first place and it seems the bulls get no respect year in and year out. With the addition of Pau Gasol and a healthy Drose the Bulls are definitely a Championship contender. Jimmy Butler was asked by USA Today Sports about his squad’s chances of winning the NBA title this year and his response...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler: We Want D Rose 100% for Championship Run

I don’t think anyone wants Derrick Rose to be hurt come playoff time, but seeding does matter. The EAST is getting stronger, so the Bulls don’t want to lose home field advantage because Rose can’t determine exactly how hurt he is. Jimmy Butler says everyone is cool with D Rose sitting out, just want him to be healthy for Championship run. “Man, (Rose’s) head is in the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Jimmy Butler playing at All-Star level

Jimmy Butler was not supposed to be the Bull’s best player this season. So far he has been. Derrick Rose has made his second return back from season ending knee surgery, Pau Gasol was signed to add a more potent offense at the power forward position and Joakim Noah is coming off the best season of his career. Yet, Jimmy Butler has been the go to man for Chicago and is playing at...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Are The Bulls Looking For Point Guard Help?

The Chicago Bulls are currently on their Circus Road Trip, and are heading into Portland tonight to take on the Trailblazers. To make things worse, they take on one of the best point guards in the league in Damian Lillard, and the point guard position is getting dangerously thin for the Bulls. According to Bulls beat writer, KC Johnson, Kirk Hinrich and Derrick Rose will continue...
Via Sports Mockery
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler Could Be Bulls’ Backup Point Guard With Derrick Rose, Kirk Hinrich Injured

Kirk Hinrich injured his chest during last night’s game against the Kings, and Derrick Rose continues to nurse his injured hamstring.  Aaron Brooks will likely start at point guard tonight against the Portland Trail Blazers. But who is the backup PG? Possibly Mr. Do Everything, Jimmy Butler. Bulls' PG situation in question. Rose, Hinrich both […] The post Jimmy Butler Could...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls-Kings Preview

Jimmy Butler continues to lead the way for the Chicago Bulls, who could again be without two of their best players Thursday night. The Sacramento Kings could also be missing a key piece in Rudy Gay. Chicago tries to improve to 7-0 on the road for the first time in team history when it visits slumping Sacramento, which has easily taken the last two home meetings in the series. The...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Jimmy “The Blaze” Butler is on fire

Jimmy “The Blaze” Butler has been on fire this season. He is averaging a team high 21.3 points per game.  He has scored 20 or more points five times this year already. He has made 49 points from the free throw line already. Against the Pacers he scored a career high 32 points. Monday night against the Clippers he had 22 points with eight assists, six rebounds, and two steals...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers’ Announcers Got Whiny Over Jimmy Butler’s Drawn Charge On CP3

The Chicago Bulls took down the LA Clippers in one of the bigger wins of the NBA season Monday night in Los Angeles. Jimmy Butler, who not only had a remarkable offensive-game, he played terrific on the defensive end. Watch as Butler draws a charge call late in the fourth quarter on Chris Paul, and […] The post Clippers’ Announcers Got Whiny Over Jimmy Butler’s Drawn Charge...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls 105, Clippers 89 (11/17/14)

Link. Jimmy Butler has been playing like a max guy this season (both in usage and minutes). Year MPG Usage PP36 PER 2012 8.5 14.9 10.9 12.5 2013 26 14.6 11.9 15.2 2014 38.7 16.8 12.2 13.5 2015 40.3 21.3 19 22.6 PP36 is points per 36 minutes on the floor. Butler is near or at the top of the league leaders in minutes per game, and he’s taken those minutes and really...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler Throws Down Oop From Kirk Hinrich With Authority

Without Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol during Monday’s Bulls-Clippers game, Jimmy Butler was asked to do a little bit more offensively. Butler had several great moments in the game, with one coming in the third-quarter he threw down this oop off a pass from Kirk Hinrich. [@_MarcusD_] The post Jimmy Butler Throws Down Oop From Kirk Hinrich With Authority appeared first on Diehardsport.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls Jimmy Butler vaults into top ten value

According to Yahoo, Chicago Bulls guard/foward Jimmy Butler had a preseason ranking of 72, which meant he was being targeted in the 6th round or later. He's easily the steal of the draft for anyone lucky enough to draft him that low, as his impressive season continued in last night's game.Image by Mark Ordonez, via Wikimedia CommonsIn the Bulls' 99-90 loss to the Indiana...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah on Derrick Rose injuries: ‘Everybody needs to chill the f— out’

            Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports Joakim Noah will always stand up for his Chicago Bulls teammates, and with Derrick Rose receiving criticism for his “long-term” comments, Noah felt compelled to speak up. Rose, who has missed four games this season due to ankle sprains, left Thursday night’s victory over the Toronto Raptors with a hamstring...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose injures hamstring, Bulls beat raptors

            Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose left Thursday night’s 100-93 win over the Toronto Raptors with a left hamstring injury and did not return. In 30 minutes of action, Rose scored 20 points, going 5-for-14 from the floor.  He also had four assists, three rebounds and five turnovers. Rose, who has missed four games because of sprained...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss
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