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NBA All Star Voting First Results Are In

The first results for the NBA All Star game are in. The Chicago Bulls could potentially see four players make this year’s team in Derrick Rose, Jimmy Butler, Pau Gasol and Joakim Noah. LeBron James leads all vote getters with 552,967, trailed by Steph Curry’s 549,095. As things stand, the current starters for the Eastern […] The post NBA All Star Voting First Results Are In...
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5 Days Of Christmas NBA Game Previews: Bulls vs. Lakers

Welcome back to part 4 of a 5 piece series of the 5 Days of Christmas NBA Game Previews as we break down the Chicago Bulls vs. Los Angeles Lakers game. Other NBA Game Previews: Washington Wizards vs. New York Knicks San Antonio Spurs vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Miami Heat vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Clippers: COMING SOON Los Angeles Lakers ...
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6 Stats That Show Why The Chicago Bulls Are Contenders

Most of the NBA media hasn’t really paid much notice to them, often too enamored with the Western Conference to care.  Yet the Chicago Bulls have quietly become a serious championship threat.  Here are six notable stats to prove it. Top 15 Rankings In Offense AND Defense Part of winning late in a season in any sports means being able to play good on both sides of the ball...
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Top NBA plays from Christmas Day

  We’re just one day away from Christmas Day and watching five great NBA matchups! MATCHUP TIME (ET) AWAY TV HOME TV NAT TV   Washington at New York 12:00 PM CSNB MSG   Oklahoma City at San Antonio 2:30 PM       Cleveland at Miami 5:00 PM       LA Lakers at Chicago 8:00 PM     TNT   Golden State at LA Clippers 10:30 PM ...
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Jimmy Butler x Scottie Pippen ‘Second Coming’ Illustration

Despite the many offseason additions and the return of Derrick Rose. Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler has been a key ingredient to Chicago’s early success. Sharing some strong similarities with former Bulls legend Scottie Pippen, this could be the year Butler makes his first all-star team. Keeping this soon to be restricted free agent is gonna get costly. Art by Min-suk Kim. The post...
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Chicago Bulls: Give Jimmy Butler The Max

(Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America) Chicago Bulls: Give Jimmy Butler The Max By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… In the offseason the Chicago Bulls weren’t able to re-sign Jimmy Butler to his 3rd season extension, as they couldn’t come to an agreement and he will be a restricted free agent this offseason. As a Bulls and Butler fan I had his value...
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Jimmy Butler Rejected Kyle Lowry On 3-Point Attempt

Jimmy Butler had another sensational game for the Chicago Bulls Monday against the Toronto Raptors. Butler finished the night with 27 points, 11 rebounds and have 5 blocks. One of them came on this Kyle Lowry step-back attempt. [@_MarcusD_] The post Jimmy Butler Rejected Kyle Lowry On 3-Point Attempt appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Bulls-Wizards Preview

After an impressive playoff series win against the Chicago Bulls, the Washington Wizards are continuing to build on that success while compiling one of the top records in the Eastern Conference. Now they'll have to face a much different Chicago team with Derrick Rose, Pau Gasol and an improved Jimmy Butler. In their first meeting since their first-round series, the Wizards look to...
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Ladies Love Jimmy Butler, Think He Looks Like Jamie Foxx

Jimmy Butler, the Chicago Bulls’ rising star, has had a sensation year with one Player of the Month award already. During last Friday’s Bulls win over the Grizzlies in Memphis, Butler, who finished with 31 points, had some extra fans who were watching the game. According to ESPN Chicago’s Nick Friedell, several fans at a […] The post Ladies Love Jimmy Butler, Think He Looks...
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“Tired Legs:” Grizzlies come up short vs. Bulls, 103-97

Vince has said we shouldn’t expect to see too many of these, so enjoy, kids! All photos courtesy of Warren Roseborough. The players, the coaches, everybody will say the right thing. “There’s no excuse.” “We didn’t make shots.” “We’re not going to make excuses.” Et cetera, et cetera, blah, blah, blah. The fact is that since this time last week, your Memphis Grizzlies...
Via Grit, Grind, GRIZZ!
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Jimmy Butler Hits Incredible One-Footed Shot Before End Of Quarter

For the second straight night, the Chicago Bulls have been powered offensively by Jimmy Butler. Butler finished with 31 points and 10 rebounds and hit this one-footed shot while falling out of bounds to end the half of Friday’s game against the Grizzlies. Joakim Noah was curious about why Butler was practicing these type of […] The post Jimmy Butler Hits Incredible One-Footed...
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Court Vision: Bulls drop exhausted Grizzlies behind Butler, Mirotic

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Chicago played like it didn't need a sick Derrick Rose, anyway. The Bulls got a career night from rookie Nikola Mirotic and beat the Memphis Grizzlies 103-97 on Friday night. THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Is fatigue catching up with tired Grizzlies? Memphis (21-5) has played six overtime periods, all in three wins, in eight days. Throughout much of Friday's regulation loss...
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Butler, Mirotic help Bulls put end to Grizzlies' 6-game win streak

  Jimmy Butler scored 31 points, Nikola Mirotic added a season-best 27, and the Chicago Bulls snapped Memphis' six-game winning streak with a 103-97 victory over the Grizzlies on Friday night. Butler connected on 11 of 21 in the game, while Mirotic connected on all six of his shots beyond the arc, setting a season standard for 3-pointers made. Aaron Brooks scored 17 points and Joakim...
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Butler, Mirotic lead Bulls over Grizzlies 103-97

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Jimmy Butler scored 31 points, Nikola Mirotic added a season-best 27, and the Chicago Bulls snapped Memphis' six-game winning streak with a 103-97 victory over the Grizzlies on Friday night. Butler connected on 11 of 21 in the game, while Mirotic connected on all six of his shots beyond the arc, setting a season standard for 3-pointers made. Aaron Brooks scored...
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Bulls guard Jimmy Butler to Taylor Swift: ‘Come to Chicago and date yours truly’

Jimmy Butler scored a career-high 35 points to lead the undermanned Chicago Bulls to a 103-97 win over the New York Knicks Thursday night at United Center. But it was some comments he made before the game that may cause even more attention to be lavished upon the Bulls guard than his outstanding performance on...Read More The post Bulls guard Jimmy Butler to Taylor Swift: ‘Come...
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Jimmy Butler Posts Career-High 35 Points

No Derrick Rose. No problem. Chicago Bulls swingman and rising star Jimmy Butler continues to have a great season, posting a career-high 35 points in a win against the visiting New York Knicks. Per the Chicago Tribune: “You can’t say enough about him,” Thibodeau said. “What he does, he hits big shots, plays defense, gets to the line, makes plays, plays unselfishly, plays...
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Thibodeau: Thank God For Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler scored a career-high 35 points in the Chicago Bulls' 103-97 win on Thursday over the New York Knicks. "Thank god for Jimmy Butler," said Tom Thibodeau. "Big shots, plays defense, gets to line, makes plays, plays unselfishly and hard. Doesn’t take plays off." Butler is averaging 20.9 points, 5.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game in what has become a breakout season.
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Butler scores 35, Bulls beat Knicks 103-97

CHICAGO (AP) Jimmy Butler scored a career-high 35 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the New York Knicks 103-97 Thursday night in a game missing All-Stars Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony. Playing without Rose, who sat out with an illness, the Bulls got another strong game from Butler. He was 11 of 21 from the floor with four 3-pointers, five rebounds, seven assists and four steals...
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Jimmy Butler Scores Career-High 35 Points Against NY Knicks

The Bulls’ Jimmy Butler was unstoppable Thursday night against the New York Knicks. See several highlights via @_MarcusD_ from the 25-year-old guard out of Marquette. Below was Butler’s 35th point on the night: The post Jimmy Butler Scores Career-High 35 Points Against NY Knicks appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Jimmy Butler says he would like to date Taylor Swift

It seems that almost everyone these days is a fan of musician Taylor Swift and you can count one of those fans in Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler. Earlier tonight, NBA reporter Sean Highkin decided to ask Jimmy about Taylor Swift’s former relationship with musician John Mayer and Jimmy decided to provide a classic answer: Jimmy gave the thumbs-down to T-Swift's relationship...
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Jimmy Butler Refused To Sit Even Though He Was Sick vs Heat

Jimmy Butler, who will be a free-agent next summer, is having a career year for the Chicago Bulls. Averaging over 20 points-a-game while playing nearly 40 minutes, Butler has been THE main component for a 15-and-9 Chicago Bulls. According to K.C. Johnson, even though Butler had come down with a sickness before Sunday’s game against the […] The post Jimmy Butler Refused To Sit...
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Is Jimmy Butler A Perfect Bowler? And D-Rose Is Really Awful

The Chicago Bulls held their annual bowling night at 10pin on State St., and we learned who the players champion was, which players have bowling skills, and which players are God awful. The purpose of Bulls bowling night is for the players to hang out with the corporate sponsors and show their appreciation. The Champ Last year Taj Gibson came out on top of bowling night, but he...
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Hypothetical Trade Sends Derrick Rose, Jimmy Butler For Carmelo Anthony

The New York Times recently released an article about what the New York Knicks might get in return if they decide to trade Carmelo Anthony. They listed the Chicago Bulls, who nearly landed Melo this offseason, as a potential trade destination for the 30-year-old forward. Here’s what Benjamin Hoffman wrote about why the Bulls would […] The post Hypothetical Trade Sends Derrick...
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Ludacris Bobbing His Head While Jimmy Butler Stretches Is The Perfect Vine

Ludacris, a Atlanta Hawks fan, was at Monday’s game against the Chicago Bulls. The rapper for whatever reason what bobbing his head beofre the game and while Jimmy Butler got a stretch in. [The Bulls Show] The post Ludacris Bobbing His Head While Jimmy Butler Stretches Is The Perfect Vine appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Court Vision: Hawks continue success at home with win over Bulls

Going inside the Atlanta Hawks' 93-86 win over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night at Philips Arena: THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Hawks maintain home dominance as schedule toughens Philips Arena is quickly becoming a safe haven for the Atlanta Hawks, regardless of the level of competition. With a closely contested yet convincing win over the Chicago Bulls, one of the favorites in the Eastern...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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