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2017 NBA Draft: Chicago Bulls trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves

It finally happened. The Chicago Bulls actually traded star Jimmy Butler after months of speculation that they would. Chicago pulled the trigger on a deal Thursday night during the 2017 NBA Draft sending Butler and the No. 16 overall pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No. 7 overall pick in the draft. The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the news: https://twitte ...

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Report: Jimmy Butler trying to sell Bulls on signing Kyrie Irving or Kyle Lowry

Trade rumors surrounding Jimmy Butler have persisted for several years, with the rumor mill churning out new stories almost hourly this offseason. While the asking price for Butler may be high, the all-star guard is trying to sell his front office on bringing a top-tier point guard to Chicago. According to the Chicago Sun-Times’ Joe Cowley, Butler’s asking price is high but there are teams willing to work w ...

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Don’t blame Dwyane Wade for opting in with the Chicago Bulls

Despite earning a playoff berth, it’s hard to consider the 2016-17 Bulls season a success. A first-round exit, minimal growth from Fred Hoiberg as a professional coach and a roster that’s most consistent attribute was its inconsistency. Regardless of the dysfunction throughout the organization, however, it was reported Tuesday that Dwyane Wade will opt in for the second year of his contract, worth $24 milli ...

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NBA executive says it’s either “Boston or Cleveland” for Jimmy Butler

We don't know where Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler will end up this offseason but it's becoming more and more likely that he's getting traded. After speculation that the Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns and Cleveland Cavaliers are interested, a report on Tuesday stated Butler preferred one of those teams. For a deal with Cleveland to work, there would have to be a third team involved. Possibly the Phoenix Suns ...

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Report: Jimmy Butler will ‘push’ for a trade to Cleveland

Another day, another Jimmy Butler rumor. This time it has a connection to the report from Monday that the Cleveland Cavaliers are interested in acquiring Butler via trade. Chicago Sun-Times beat writer Joe Cowley reported Tuesday that Butler will 'push' for a trade to the Cavaliers in the coming days. Here's what Cowley wrote: One of the sources indicated that Butler would even push his front office to get ...

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Report: Cavaliers, Suns & Timberwolves interested in Jimmy Butler

And. Here. We. Go. With just days until the 2017 NBA Draft, the rumor mill surrounding Jimmy Butler is starting to heat up. Earlier on Monday we wrote about the Philadelphia 76ers turning down a deal for Butler that involved the No. 3 overall pick. With the Boston Celtics reportedly looking to center a package for Butler around the No. 3 overall pick, things are heating up. On Monday afternoon three more te ...

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Chicago Bulls show interest in Andre Iguodala

The Chicago Bulls could be adding another veteran and NBA champion to their roster this Summer. Golden State Warriors forward and Springfield, Illinois native Andre Iguodala is expected to test the free agent market this summer. Iguodala has won two NBA titles with the Warriors, including being named the NBA Finals MVP in 2015. But now he's ready to test the market in a couple of weeks. The Vertical was the ...

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Report: Philadelphia 76ers turned down trade for Jimmy Butler

It appears as if the Chicago Bulls have attempted to move Jimmy Butler ahead of the 2017 NBA Draft. According to Stephen A. Smith, the Bulls sent a trade offer to the Philadelphia 76ers involving Jimmy Butler and the No. 3 overall pick. The 76ers turned down the deal and instead traded the pick in a package for No. 1 overall to draft Markelle Fultz on Thursday. Smith then detailed what the Boston Celtics pl ...

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Is Boston eyeing a draft day trade for Jimmy Butler?

The hot rumor during the 2016 NBA Draft was that the Boston Celtics could make a move for Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler. It never happened. Instead, the Celtics drafted Jaylen Brown and decided to keep their roster the way it was. That led to a Eastern Conference Finals exit to the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games. With just under a week left before the 2017 NBA Draft, the Butler-Celtics rumors are start ...

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2017 NBA Draft: Chicago Bulls workout Justin Jackson, Jarrett Allen

With just over a week left until the 2017 NBA Draft, the Chicago Bulls continue to do their homework on prospects. The latest came on Monday when the team hosted prospects Justin Jackson and Jarrett Allen for workouts. According to the Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson, both players were in Chicago for workouts and are potential picks for the Bulls in the first round. Chicago holds the 16th and 38th overall pi ...

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