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Jimmy Butler named to All-NBA Third Team

As the NBA is in the middle of its conference championships, the league announced its All-NBA teams on Thursday afternoon. While it will certainly be a summer filled with more trade speculation surrounding Jimmy Butler, the forward does know one thing: He's a member of the All-NBA team. Butler was named to the All-NBA Third Team on Thursday, edging out Indiana's Paul George and Salt Lake's Gordon Hayward. T ...

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Paul Pierce says the Celtics should trade the No. 1 overall pick

After the Boston Celtics won the 2017 NBA Draft Lottery Tuesday night, the thought of the team re-engaging in trade talks with the Chicago Bulls for Jimmy Butler seemed like it was all but over. But on Wednesday a former Celtics star, who had a big role in the team acquiring the pick, thinks they should trade it. Paul Pierce appeared on ESPN's "The Jump" Wednesday afternoon to discuss the upcoming NBA Easte ...

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Did Celtics lottery win end Jimmy Butler trade talks?

The Chicago Bulls lost their final chance at adding the Sacramento Kings' first round pick, completing the Luol Deng trade a few years back. Their chances at landing a top pick in exchange for Jimmy Butler also may have come to an end. Chicago and Boston have flirted with the idea of Butler for over a year now, with reports stating that the Bulls turned down a deal in 2016. Later in 2017, the rumor swirled ...

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Chicago Bulls still have a shot at Sacramento Kings pick but don’t count on it

The Chicago Bulls know they are picking sixteenth overall in the 2017 NBA Draft, barring a trade. With the NBA Draft Lottery being held Tuesday night, Chicago has a slim chance to add another pick and move into the lottery. But it will take a miracle. The Bulls got into this situation in a 2014 deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers that involved Luol Deng and Andrew Bynum. SB Nation breaks that down: Approachin ...

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Chicago Bulls targeting a point guard in 2017 NBA Draft?

The Chicago Bulls are in a position where they need to hit on a few draft picks in consecutive years to turn around the franchise. With a lot of holes on the roster, it won't be easy to rebuild on the fly. Their 2016 first round pick, Denzel Valentine, saw limited action last season so it's tough to judge what they have in him. But the 2017 NBA Draft is more important than ever. Chicago will pick 16th this ...

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NBA Draft: UNC’s Justin Jackson speaks about Chicago Bulls

The Chicago Bulls franchise is in need of a major overhaul if they want to compete anytime soon. After making the 2017 NBA Playoffs, the Bulls will pick 16th in the upcoming NBA Draft in June. That's not ideal for a team that needs to rebuild and do it around star player Jimmy Butler. It's not impossible to find an impact player at No. 16 but in a draft loaded with lottery talent, the Bulls missed their cha ...

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Believe it or not, Rajon Rondo just might return to the Bulls next year

File this under “Things I wouldn’t have believed two months ago”: the Chicago Bulls likely want Rajon Rondo to return next year. In his end-of-season address with Gar Forman, John Paxson said that there was a “really good chance” that the Bulls would exercise their second-year option with Rondo. This would pay him $13.4 million to stay with the team next season as the Bulls apparently aim to try once again ...

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John Paxson doesn’t commit to Jimmy Butler in press conference

It sounds like it's going to be another offseason filled with Jimmy Butler rumors for the Chicago Bulls. In the team's post-season press conference featuring John Paxson and Gar Forman, the front office didn't seem to confident about committing to Butler. When asked about Butler, Paxson wouldn't commit to the 27-year-old who averaged 23.9 points per game for the Bulls this season. And it sounds like they mi ...

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Report: John Paxson to take on bigger role with Chicago Bulls?

We have our first juicy little rumor of the Chicago Bulls offseason not regarding a player. Well, sort of. It's no secret that the Bulls Front Office is a mess. It has been for years. It likely will be in the future until big changes are made. But according to a report from Marc Stein, a change could be happening this offseason. Stein tweeted out that John Paxson could be taking on a bigger role in the orga ...

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NBA Playoffs: Chicago Bulls fans chant ‘Fire Hoiberg’ at end of Game 6 loss

Embarrassing. That's one word to describe Friday's Game 6 at the United Center between the Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics. It was an elimination game for the Bulls and they came out flat, again. For the third home game of the series, the Bulls just couldn't muster anything against the Celtics to start and in the end it doomed them. The Celtics opened up a 54-41 lead at halftime and didn't look back, event ...

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