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GIFs, NBA / Jan 19, 2015 / 9:15 pm

GIF: Jimmy Butler Spins Around Shawn Marion For Slam

Jimmy Butler

Stellar individual defense from LeBron James has continued Jimmy Butler’s January struggles during tonight’s game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls. The surest way to remedy that? Get The King off the floor, of course. One possession after drawing an offensive foul on James that forced the two-time champion to the bench, watch Butler fool Shawn Marion with a slick spin and finish with a slam. Read More »

NBA / Jan 9, 2015 / 3:45 pm

Report: Bulls Will Offer Jimmy Butler Max-Level Contract This Summer

Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler bet on himself in October by refusing contract extension proposals of the Chicago Bulls. Less than three months later, it’s already obvious that relative gamble will pay-off in a big way. In wake of Butler establishing himself as one of the league’s elite wings midway through the 2014-2015 season comes a report that the Bulls will offer the 25 year-old a max-level deal this summer. Read More »

instagram, Twitter / Jan 9, 2015 / 12:15 pm

Video: Aaron Brooks Selfies At The White House

Aaron Brooks, Abe Lincoln sculpture

The Bulls play the Wizards tonight, which means President Barack Obama had his hometown team stop by the White House to check out his digs on Thursday night. Backup guard Aaron Brooks brought along his phone and snapped a selfie in seemingly every room of the President’s abode. Read More »

Smack / Jan 6, 2015 / 6:30 pm

Dwane Casey Says He’ll Fight Coaches If Kyle Lowry Isn’t Voted All-Star Reserve

Dwane Casey, Kyle Lowry

Kyle Lowry deserves to be a starter in February’s All-Star game. But the relative anonymity of the Toronto Raptors point guard compared to counterparts like John Wall, Dwyane Wade, and Kyrie Irving trumps on-court play when it comes to starting spots for the mid-season classic. The opening five are decided by the fans, while the rest of the 12-man roster is chosen by conference coaches. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Jan 6, 2015 / 11:45 am

Video: Jimmy Butler Rises To Finish Powerful Alley-Oop In Halfcourt

Jimmy Butler

There’s so much to be attributed for Jimmy Butler’s breakout 2014-2015 campaign. Improved handles. A burgeoning post-game. Health. Additions of Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol. The list goes on. But what sticks out most to us this season compared to last about Butler’s wildly improved play is his explosiveness. Watch the Chicago Bulls star put that on display by going back-door on the always-gambling Corey Brewer and finishing a powerful alley-oop during the first half of his team’s 114-105 win over the Houston Rockets. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jan 5, 2015 / 8:45 pm

Watch Jimmy Butler Stonewall James Harden’s 3-Pointer At 1Q Buzzer

Jimmy Butler, James Harden

Jimmy Butler, James Harden

There’s just something so Jimmy Butler about this play. Watch the Chicago Bulls’ reluctant star authoritatively block James Harden’s three-point try as the first quarter buzzer sounds in his team’s clash with the Houston Rockets. Read More »

GIFs / Jan 2, 2015 / 10:00 am

GIF: Derrick Rose To Jimmy Butler Alley-Oop

Jimmy Butler, Derrick Rose

Jimmy Butler almost had a triple-double against the Nuggets during their Thursday night win, 106-101. Derrick Rose overcame a scoreless first half to drop 13 points in the final session to help hold Denver off. The two backcourt stars also combined forces for an impressive alley-oop slam on the break. Read More »

Latest News, Twitter / Dec 30, 2014 / 9:45 am

Butler Hits Go-Ahead 3-Pointer, But Says “I Couldn’t Play A Lick Of Defense”

George Hill, Jimmy Butler

If you want an example why Bulls wing Jimmy Butler is having a transformative year for the Bulls, his comments after Monday night’s 92-90 win in Indiana — Chicago’s seventh straight — works. After helping the Bulls win with his go-ahead three-pointer just outside of a minute to play, he could only lament his defense on Chris Copeland after the game. Read More »

Video / Dec 19, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Watch Bulls Star Jimmy Butler Score 35 Points, Dish 7 Dimes, Swipe 4 Steals

Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler (Mike Dinovo, USATODAY)

Unfortunately for Jimmy Butler, actions speak louder than words. And after the Chicago Bulls’ wing dropped a career-high 35 points in a brilliant all-around effort versus the New York Knicks, Butler’s protestations have never been more irrelevant – he’s a star. Watch the ever-improving Butler lead the short-handed Bulls to a 103-97 win over the Knicks with a career performance. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Dec 12, 2014 / 9:15 pm

Watch Nikola Mirotic Get Easy Dunk To Finish Wild Bulls-Blazers Sequence

Chicago Bulls, Portland Trail Blazers

Chicago Bulls, Portland Trail Blazers (photo. cjzero GIF)

A basketball is round and bounces true. This shouldn’t happen. But sometimes that leather gets awfully slippery. In a wild sequence during tonight’s game between the Chicago Bulls and Portland Trail Blazers, Kirk Hinrich throws a behind-head pass off Jimmy Butler’s dome before Nikola Mirotic ends up with an uncontested dunk. Read More »