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Bulls’ Jimmy Butler Sprains Thumb

Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler sprained his left thumb midway through the first quarter of the Bulls’ 101-96 preseason win over the Charlotte Bobcats Sunday night. Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau says the third year player, who averaged 18 points on 60% field goal percentage this preseason, is day to day. The post Bulls’ Butler sprains thumb appeared first on Basketball Bicker.
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Preseason Game 7: Bulls vs Cavaliers

It’s about that time for the game we’ve all been waiting for. A game between the two division rivals that made arguably the biggest moves during the off-season which made the the two best teams in the eastern conference. The Cleveland Cavaliers acquired LeBron James and Kevin Love during the off-season while the Chicago Bulls signed Pau Gasol, Nikola Mirotic, and rookie Doug...
Via The League News
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Cavaliers-Bulls pregame dribbles

Tipoff: The Schottenstein Center, Ohio State University, 7 p.m. TV: FOX Sports Ohio. Radio: WTAM 1100. Records: Cavaliers (4-1 preseason); Bulls (4-2). Projected Starters Bulls: C Joakim Noah; PF Pau Gasol; SF Mike Dunleavy; SG Jimmy Butler; PG Derrick Rose. Cavaliers: C Anderson Varejao; PF Kevin Love; SF LeBron James; SG Dion Waiters; PG Kyrie Irving. Injury Report Bulls: Butler...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Jimmy Butler, Sign Him Now!

Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America Chicago Bulls: Jimmy Butler, Sign Him Now!!!! By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… As a journalist and a fan of the Chicago Bulls I cannot fathom why the Chicago Bulls haven’t re-signed their best perimeter player, Jimmy Butler who they can give a contract too and could risk losing when he is a restricted free agent...
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Bulls guard Butler sprains left thumb

CHICAGO (AP) Chicago guard Jimmy Butler sprained his left thumb in the Bulls' exhibition game against the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday night. With about 5 minutes left in the first quarter, Butler deflected a pass from Charlotte's Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. Butler immediately grabbed for his hand and remained in the game for most of the rest of the quarter, but was ruled out...
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Bulls’ Butler a high-volatility stock

Asterisks abounded Thursday night, when Jimmy Butler went vintage-Derrick Rose – or one-off-Michael Jordan – down the stretch against the Atlanta Hawks. * Chicago coach Tom Thibodeau had starters, including Butler, on the floor late in the Bulls’ mostly dismal performance. * His Atlanta counterpart, Mike Budenholzer, was rolling with third-string Hawks. * Rose, the Bulls...
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Tales from the NBA Preseason: Stacey King has lost his mind

For as much strife as there is over the meaningless nature of the NFL preseason, it doesn’t hold a candle to the meaningless nature of the NBA preseason.  Heck, Gregg Popovich didn’t even bother to show up to coach a game! But don’t tell that to Bulls analyst Stacey King, who compared Jimmy Butler to Michael Jordan for a preseason buzzer beater.  Even by Stacey King’s high...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls analyst goes completely nuts after buzzer beater in exhibition game

Don't tell Bulls television analyst Stacey King that exhibition games are meaningless. After Chicago guard Jimmy Butler hit a game-winning three-pointer against the Hawks on Thursday night, King lost his mind. Among the many things he started screaming was, "THEY SHOULD CALL HIM JIMMY JORDAN CAUSE HE LOOKED LIKE MICHAEL JORDAN TONIGHT!" Take a listen to the over-the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bulls’ commentator goes insane over buzzer-beater

Jason Whitney Chicago Bulls‘ color commentator Stacey King lost his mind after Jimmy Butler hit a game winning three-pointer at the buzzer. And when I say “lost his mind” that might be an understatement. King literally called Jimmy Butler “Jimmy Jordan.” I love the enthusiasm, but lets take it easy on the Jordan comparisons. I wonder what […] Sports-Kings - The Kings...
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Stacey King Compares Jimmy Butler to Michael Jordan After Last-Second 3-Pointer

Chicago Bulls announcer Stacey King nearly short-circuited after Jimmy Butler’s Thursday night performance against the Atlanta Hawks. The Bulls small forward drained a game-winning three as time expired to give Chicago the 85-84 win. The shot capped off his 20-point fourth quarter and sent King into Michael Jordan-comparison mode. CBS Sports’ Matt Moore spotted video of Butler’s...
Via The Sideline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Wahlberg Toasts Jimmy Bulter And Its Fuggin Awesome!!

Even though it’s only preseason, Jimmy Butler had the best game of his NBA career. Jimmy dropped 29 points, and hit the game winning three to cap the Bulls huge come from behind win. To put a cherry on top of that win, Mark Wahlberg toasted Butler, and it’s great. The Toast Butler posted this awesome video to Instagram showing Marky Mark toasting him after the big game winning...
Via Sports Mockery
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Drunk Mark Wahlberg Congratulates Jimmy Butler on Buzzer-Beater (Video)

Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler is having a pretty good 24 hours. First, he went out and scored 29 points, including the game-winning three at the buzzer in a victory over the Atlanta Hawks. It might have only been the pre-season, but that didn’t stop movie star (and Butler’s best bud) Mark Wahlberg from congratulating Jimmy Buckets. Butler posted the following video of a...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler's Fantasy Basketball Value

Jimmy Butler, yes that Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls, leads the NBA preseason in scoring.  He has been super efficient, shooting 60% from the field (although just 79% from the FT line) and is a +59 in 145 minutes of action.  Only his new teammate Pau Gasol (+73) and Celtics center Kelly Olynyk (+64) have a better +/-.  His 93 points has come on just 48 shot attempts!  There...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls Season Preview: Player projections

This is part three and the final installment of the Chicago Bulls Season Preview. Part one is a roster overview, part two looks at team projections, and this piece will focus on the players themselves. Starters (Predicted Per Game Averages) PG: Derrick Rose (19 points, 4 rebounds, 7 assists) SG: Jimmy Butler (10 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists) SF: Mike Dunleavy (8 points, 4 rebounds...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler drains game-winning buzzer-beater to down Hawks (Video)

Chicago Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler topped off his 29-point scoring night by draining the game-winning shot at the buzzer to beat the Atlanta Hawks 85-84 in Thursday night's preseason game at the United Center.With 1.5 seconds left in the game and the Hawks holding an 84-82 lead, Butler took the inbounds pass and sank the three-pointer as the buzzer soundedButler scored...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls’ Jimmy Butler Sinks the Hawks at the Buzzer

Chicago Bulls Jimmy Butler had a monster preseason game which included a 17 point 4th quarter and a game winning three pointer at the buzzer to beat the visiting Atlanta Hawks. I usually don't do this but my young fella @jimmybutler put us on his back for the preseason win… http://t.co/iDyDD6Z4oM — Nazr Mohammed (@NazrMohammed) October 17, 2014 Sure this counted for nothing...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jimmy Butler nails buzzer-beating 3 to beat Hawks

The NBA preseason trudged along Thursday night with a very ho-hum affair between the Chicago... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Jimmy Butler Drops 20 Points In 4th Quarter, Scores Game-Winner

The Bulls’ Jimmy Butler had himself quite the 4th quarter. Not only did Butler help the Bulls come back from 21 points down in the fourth quarter, but his finished the game with a three pointer as time expired during Thursday’s game vs. the Hawks. Watch this amazing preseason moment. The post Jimmy Butler Drops 20 Points In 4th Quarter, Scores Game-Winner appeared first on Diehardsport.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks lose preseason contest to Bulls on last-second shot

CHICAGO -- Jimmy Butler hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to cap a 20-point fourth quarter and the Chicago Bulls rallied from a 21-point deficit with 11 minutes to play to beat the Atlanta Hawks 85-84 on Thursday night in an exhibition game. Butler, who only played 6 minutes in the fourth, had a game-high 29 points on 8-for-14 shooting from the field and 12-for-16 shooting from the line...
Via AP on Fox
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Butler leads Bulls past Hawks, 85-84

CHICAGO (AP) Jimmy Butler hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to cap a 20-point fourth quarter and the Chicago Bulls rallied from a 21-point deficit with 11 minutes to play to beat the Atlanta Hawks 85-84 on Thursday night in an exhibition game. Butler, who only played 6 minutes in the fourth, had a game-high 29 points on 8-for-14 shooting from the field and 12-for-16 shooting from the...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler Drains Game Winning Three

Your browser does not support iframes. The Chicago Bulls didn’t look their best tonight, but it didn’t matter as Jimmy Butler bailed the Bulls out in the end with a game winning three pointer. It’s only preseason, but Butler led the team in minutes played and points, pouring in 29 points on 8-14 shooting. If Butler keeps up his stellar preseason play, there will be no doubt...
Via Sports Mockery
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler hits game-winning three-pointer against Atlanta Hawks

Sometimes, preseason can offer some gems. The Atlanta Hawks were leading the Chicago Bulls, 84-82, with 1.5 seconds left after a Dennis Schroder lay-up. Unfortunately for the Hawks, that was enough time for the Bulls. It was definitely enough time for Jimmy Butler, who sank the three-pointer to win it for Chi-town. Check out the game-winning three right here: Sure, it was a preseason...
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Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler: The NBA’s Best Backcourt?

Recently, Chicago Bulls writer Sam Smith came out with his ranking of the NBA’s best backcourts. Out of 10 duos, Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler came in at No. 2: Of course, there’s all the health stuff. But so far a lot of other guys are injured, including Durant. It happens. Rose seems good now and that’s how you judge. He’s a former league MVP and 26. He’s not likely...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlights: Chicago Bulls Preseason Win Over Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets got their second preseason win of the year, beating the Denver Nuggets 110-90 Monday at the United Center.  Jimmy Butler led the way for Chicago with 21 points. Derrick Rose, meanwhile, who had the play of the night, finished with 15. The post Highlights: Chicago Bulls Preseason Win Over Denver Nuggets appeared first on Diehardsport.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls' Jimmy Butler: 'I'm not even supposed to be in the NBA'

Jimmy Butler has always been a menace on the defensive end, but the fourth-year guard is starting to realize his immense potential on the offensive end as well. For the third-straight preseason game, Butler flourished from the floor. He was instrumental in the Bulls’ 110-90 victory over Denver on Monday night, scoring a mechanical 21 points in 22 minutes, grabbing six rebounds...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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