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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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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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Jimmy Butler calls out Boston’s Marcus Smart in postgame

The Chicago Bulls had a chance to close out the series with two games in Chicago. But instead, after a Game 4 loss on Sunday they are headed to Boston all tied at two. When the two teams meet on Wednesday night in Boston, tensions will be very high. Particularly between Bulls star Jimmy Butler and Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart. The two had a heated moment during Game 4, jawing at each other following a ...

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NBA Playoffs: Jimmy Butler is looking forward to guarding Isaiah Thomas

Just a few months ago the NBA Playoffs looked like a dream for the Chicago Bulls. But after winning 6 of their last 8 to close out the season, the Bulls clinched the 8 seed. Their first round opponent? The Boston Celtics. Chicago and Boston open the best-of-7 first round series on Sunday night in Boston but this doesn't have the feel of your typical 1-8 matchup. The two teams split the regular season series ...

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VIDEO: Jimmy Butler takes flight on Aaron Gordon for alley-oop

The Chicago Bulls’ 122-75 pantsing of the Orlando Magic was about as uninteresting a basketball game as could be, even with the Bulls’ playoff lives on the line. But thankfully, Jimmy Butler gave us one incredibly memorable moment. With the Bulls already up by 24 late in the third quarter, Butler took flight off a lob from Nikola Mirotic and finished the dunk threw contact from former dunk contest runner-up ...

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The possible snag in a Bulls-Celtics trade for Jimmy Butler revealed

We told you a few weeks ago that the talks between the Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics could pickup in regards to guard Jimmy Butler. And it's happening. With Thursday's trade deadline looming, there's not much time to get a deal done. The two teams have been in talks again in a deal that would send the 27-year-old Butler to the Celtics. But there's a major snag. NBA reporter David Aldridge was on NBA TV t ...

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Bulls win on late controversial foul call on Celtics

Make that 17 in a row when the Chicago Bulls play at the United Center on Thursday nights on TNT. The Bulls beat the Boston Celtics 104-103 to extend their unique winning streak while on the national stage for Thursday nights. But this one came with some controversy. Trailing by just one with seconds left, the Bulls ran an iso for Jimmy Butler. The guard then pulled up for a shot, releasing it before time e ...

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Jimmy Butler wants to help ‘aid’ Carmelo Anthony to Chicago

Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler's name will be a hot topic as we head into the NBA trade deadline later in February. With the Boston Celtics reportedly ready to open up trade talks again, Butler could be on the move. But a new report suggests he's hoping to stay in Chicago and help the Bulls court another star player. Chicago Sun Times beat writer Joe Cowley is reporting that Butler wants to help the Bulls ...

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