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WATCH: Derrick Rose Makes Dirty Half-Court Alley-oop Pass to Jimmy Butler

If you were watching Friday night’s game between the Chicago Bulls and the Phoenix Suns, you probably witnessed one of the best passes Derrick Rose has ever made. In the second quarter of the game off of a jump ball, the Bulls won the tip, and got the ball to Rose, the rest is history… Right on the Money Your browser does not support iframes. Here’s another look: That pass...
Via Sports Mockery
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jimmy Butler throws down half-court alley-oop

The Chicago Bulls are having a bit of a rough time against the Phoenix Suns on a Friday night, especially since they played a double-overtime game the night before against the Lakers. They have tired legs but Jimmy Butler’s limbs aren’t tired enough. He takes this lob from halfcourt as Derrick Rose throws him a nice alley-oop pass: They still got a ways to go, though. By...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 Eastern Conference All-Star Game Reserves

A photo posted by NBA (@nba) on Jan 29, 2015 at 4:16pm PST These are the reserves representing the Eastern Conference in the 64th NBA All-Star Game held at Madison Square Garden. Eastern Conference Chris Bosh, Heat Jimmy Butler, Bulls Al Horford, Hawks Kyrie Irving, Cavaliers Paul Millsap, Hawks Jeff Teague, Hawks Dwyane Wade, Heat The post 2015 Eastern Conference All-Star...
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NBA Eastern Conference All-Star Reserves Named

The Eastern conference All-Star reserves have been named. The Eastern Conference All-Star reserves were named on Thursday evening on TNT. Reserves on the All-Star East team include: Kyrie Irving – Cleveland Cavaliers Jeff Teague – Atlanta Hawks Jimmy Butler – Chicago Bulls Dwyane Wade – Miami Heat Chris Bosh – Miami Heat Al Horford – Atlanta Hawks Paul Millsap...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jimmy Butler Selected As All-Star Reserve

This just in: Multiple sources around Twitter are confirming that league officials have spoken and as expected Jimmy Butler will be selected to his first All-Star game. ESPN sources say Jimmy Butler has been selected as a Eastern Conference All-Star reserve — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) January 29, 2015 Chicago's Jimmy Butler has been selected to the Eastern Conference All...
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Jimmy Butler Announced As A Reserve For NBA All-Star Game

Jimmy Butler will play in his first NBA All-Star Game. The 25-year-old guard, who is averaging 20 ppg. and 6 rpg., will join Pau Gasol as the Chicago Bulls representatives in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game. Chicago's Jimmy Butler has been selected to the Eastern Conference All-Star reserves, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian […] The post Jimmy Butler Announced As A Reserve...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler: The Face of Mountain Dew Here in Chicago

According to CSN Chicago, Jimmy Butler is Mountain Dew’s new “brand ambassador” and will be seen in print and billboard ads beginning in February in and around Chicago. Butler, who has recently been in ads for the Illinois Lottery and BMO Harris Bank, will also make personal appearances sponsored by Mountain Dew. Crain’s Chicago stated the financial terms of the deal were...
Via Sports Mockery
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Report: Tom Thibodeau’s relationship with Bulls front office is ‘beyond repair’

Tom Thibodeau and Chicago Bulls management don’t see eye-to-eye, leading some to believe that this could be the coaches last season in Chicago. From K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: several league sources believe Thibodeau’s relationship with management is beyond repair. And while there are no plans to replace Thibodeau during the season, a mutual parting of the ways...
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Derrick Rose Atones For Ugly Performance With Game Winner Against Warriors

The shackles are officially off Derrick Rose, and with Jimmy Butler sidelined due to illness Tuesday night, it was up to the former MVP to carry a larger offensive load for the Bulls against the Golden State Warriors. He did exactly that, but it wasn’t pretty. Rose scored 30 points in Oracle Arena, but it Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Taj Gibson Has Hilarious Instagram Post Following Epic Bulls Win Over Warriors

Taj Gibson posted the above picture with the caption, “Good win tonight!!!! Moving on” to Instagram following the Bulls’ 113-111 win over the Warriors. Playing without starters Jimmy Butler (pictured above) and Mike Dunleavy, Chicago pulled off quite the win, becoming the first Eastern Conference team to beat the Warriors this season. The post Taj Gibson Has Hilarious Instagram...
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Bulls guard Jimmy Butler out will illness at Golden State

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Chicago Bulls leading scorer Jimmy Butler is sitting out against the Golden State Warriors because of an illness. Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said before Tuesday night's game that the shooting guard was at the arena but unable to play. Butler also missed the morning shootaround with the illness. Butler is averaging career highs of 20.1 points, six rebounds and...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler Is Mid-Season ‘Most Most Improved Player’ According To NBA.com

  Jimmy Butler is having a heck of a year for the Chicago Bulls, averaging 20 ppg.. The 25-year-old, who could be selected to his first NBA All Star Game, is NBA.com’s Sam Smith’s mid-season Most Improved Player. Most Improved Player: Jimmy Butler, Chicago Bulls This is also an easy one as Butler’s rise to […] The post Jimmy Butler Is Mid-Season ‘Most Most Improved Player’...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls will match any offer to Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler chose to turn down a very lucrative contract offer from the Chicago Bulls this past offseason, and decided to bet on himself. He felt that he could come through with a huge season and earn himself more money. Obviously he bet correctly, and will be making a lot of money this coming offseason. Chicago knows that they cannot afford to let him walk away, and a report...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rose, Butler score 20 apiece as Bulls down Mavericks

  Derrick Rose scored 20 points, Jimmy Butler had 14 of his 20 in the second half and the Chicago Bulls beat the Dallas Mavericks 102-98 Friday night. The Bulls beat a Western Conference playoff contender for the second night in a row after losing six of their previous eight games. They handed defending champion San Antonio its most lopsided loss of the season in Chicago on Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rose, Butler score 20 each as Bulls top Mavericks 102-98

DALLAS (AP) Derrick Rose scored 20 points, Jimmy Butler had 14 of his 20 in the second half and the Chicago Bulls beat the Dallas Mavericks 102-98 Friday night. The Bulls beat a Western Conference playoff contender for the second night in a row after losing six of their previous eight games. They handed defending champion San Antonio its most lopsided loss of the season in Chicago...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

John Paxson On Jimmy Butler: “Bulls Will Match Any Contract Offer”

Jimmy Butler is having a career season for the Chicago Bulls (conveniently in a contract year). Butler, who turned down a four-year, $40 million offer last summer, is likely in for an even bigger offer this year. During an interview ESPN Chicago’s Waddle and Silvy, Bulls VP John Paxson said that Chicago will match any offer […] The post John Paxson On Jimmy Butler: “Bulls...
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Chicago Bulls: Jimmy Butler Is The League’s Most Improved Player

(Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America) By Tashan Reed: Senior Writer/Hoopstuff… Despite making his second return from a major injury, former MVP point guard Derrick Rose was the presumed best player on the Bulls’ roster. A new star has emerged in Chicago, however, and his name is Jimmy Butler. Rose has been in and out of the lineup with several injuries over the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoopster Nation 16: Bobby Hurley Jerseys, Sizing & Our 2015 Purchases So Far

The Hoopster Nation crew dishes about the jerseys they’ve purchased so far in 2015, the proper size to wear, and the merits of rocking a Bobby Hurley jersey. Jerseys talked about include Matt Maloney, DJ Rony Seikaly, Tractor Traylor, Jimmy Butler, and Steph Curry. Don’t forget to subscribe to our Bacon Sports podcast page on iTunes. Let the Hoopster Nation podcast be your ...
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Jimmy Butler Got Called For Foul On LeBron James Without Touching Him

One of those evenings for the Chicago Bulls. As you can see from the GIF above, although Jimmy Butler doesn’t touch LeBron James but his own teammate, Timofey Mozgov, Butler is still whistled for a foul on the play. [@MarcusD] The post Jimmy Butler Got Called For Foul On LeBron James Without Touching Him appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Derrick Rose rips Bulls for not being on the same page

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is tired of losing and isn’t holding back anymore. After watching his team lose for the sixth time in the past eight games with a 108-94 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night, the former MVP let out his frustration. “Everybody has to be on the same page,” Rose said, via NBA.com. “Until then, we’re going to continue...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler Had Shawn Marion All Turned Up With Nasty Spin-Move

Shawn Marion had a bit of difficulty checking Jimmy Butler on this possession during Monday’s Cavs-Bulls game. [@recordsandradio] The post Jimmy Butler Had Shawn Marion All Turned Up With Nasty Spin-Move appeared first on Diehardsport.
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LeBron James And Jimmy Butler Did Not Appreciate Guy’s Fart

He who smelt it dealt it. LeBron James, Jimmy Butler covering their faces. pic.twitter.com/79pL36FiVE — Marcus (@_MarcusD_) January 20, 2015 Although LeBron James and the Cavs got the better of Jimmy Butler and the Bulls on Monday night, the guy standing behind the two took them both down with what appears to be a stinky fart. […] The post LeBron James And Jimmy Butler Did Not...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Team to offer max contract to Jimmy Butler?

If the Chicago Bulls want to keep hold of Jimmy Butler after this season, they’ll have to open up their checkbook. Many teams are expected to offer Butler a maximum salary contract this summer, and the Los Angeles Lakers are one of them, according to Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt from USA Today. However, Butler is set to be a restricted free agent, so the Bulls will have the opportunity...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Bulls use lights out shooting to pull away from Cs

The Celtics got into a shoot-out with the Chicago Bulls on Friday night. The problem is, this Celtics team isn’t going to win many shoot-outs with playoff-bound teams. The Bulls shot an absurd 66% in the second half and went 13-25 on triples on the night to turn what was a 58-55 Celtics lead at halftime into a comfortable 119-103 victory for Chicago. The Celts used a balanced...
Via Red's Army
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Lose Battle with the Bulls 119 to 103

The Celtics put up a big fight versus the Bulls tonight, but it just wasn’t enough as the fell 119 to 103. This was a battle for four quarters, the C’s really stepped up their game versus a formidable foe. The Bulls played without center Joakim Noah, who had a sprained ankle, which moved former flaker Pau Gasol to the starting center spot. It was Kelly Olynyk ‘headband’ game...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss
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