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Kyrie Irving wants to play Jimmy Butler 1-on-1

Kyrie Irving is coming off a championship season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, while Jimmy Butler's Chicago Bulls are trending the opposite way. Both were selected to Team USA and will represent the country at the 2016 Olympics in Rio later in August. The two will see plenty of each other in practice but Iriving wants to take it a step further. Irving wants to challenge Jimmy G. Buckets - the G stands for g ...

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Chicago Bulls: Potential trade partners for misfit players

The Chicago Bulls have a lot of soul searching to do in the coming days and weeks as the offseason really gets underway with free agency. Players will be signed and trades will be made to reshape the future of the team - hopefully. While it's never a guarantee given the Front Office, in all theory the Bulls should be looking to get a lot younger and more athletic. Having said that, there are several players ...

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Jimmy Butler now The Man for the Chicago Bulls

Ric Flair once said, "to be the man, you gotta beat the man." Well, maybe if "the man" gets traded to another team - or in Flair's case WCW? - then that counts all the same, right? In all seriousness, following the trade that sent Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks for Jerian Grant, Robin Lopez and Jose Calderon, the title of "the man" rests squarely on the shoulders of Jimmy Butler. This is what Butler wa ...

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Did the Chicago Bulls really shop Jimmy Butler at the 2016 NBA Draft?

Gar Forman claims the Bulls didn't shop Jimmy Butler, but do you believe him? The 2016 NBA Draft has come and gone. Guard Jimmy Butler is still a member of the Chicago Bulls, following a wild night which included plenty of rumors surrounding the 26-year-old. Butler signed a contract last off-season but with the Bulls failure during 2015-16, many speculated he would be traded. Then the Bulls traded Derrick R ...

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Jimmy Butler posts goodbye message to Derrick Rose on Instagram

Chicago is still trying to figure out how they feel about the Bulls trading point guard Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks. As the city continues to cope with the move of the hometown kid, at least one former teammate has posted a emotional goodbye. Wing Jimmy Butler thanked Rose via his Instagram with a heartfelt message for his brother and point guard: https://www.instagram.com/p/BG-mylah7kH/?taken-by=ji ...

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Chicago Bulls looking to trade Derrick Rose?

The Chicago Bulls are reportedly looking to get rid of point guard Derrick Rose. The news comes a day after ESPN Insider Chad Ford reported that the Minnesota Timberwolves are looking to add Jimmy Butler to their team in exchange for the fifth overall selection in this year’s NBA Draft. https://twitter.com/stevekylerNBA/status/742730483302338560 Rose is heading into the final year of his contract, one that ...

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Timberwolves, Celtics seeking trade for Bulls’ Jimmy Butler

The Chicago Bulls have at least two teams interested in trading for guard Jimmy Butler. According to ESPN's Chad Ford and Marc Stein, the Minnesota Timberwolves are interested in Butler and would be willing to include the fifth overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft in a trade.  The Timberwolves are looking to reunite Butler with head coach Tom Thibodeau who the team hired in April. ESPN writes: The Minnesota T ...

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NBA Draft: What should the Chicago Bulls do?

Just about everyone in Chicago can see that the Bulls are going to need all the help that they can get in the upcoming NBA draft. Hopefully, the front office sees it the same way. Luckily this draft class is considered pretty deep, meaning that the Bulls can find themselves an instant impact player at draft spot 14. Even with that, there is a bit of debate: Should the Bulls go small, big or wing? The case f ...

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Top 5 retro Air Jordan shoes Jimmy Butler should wear in 2016-17

For those that don’t know, I have a certain fondness with sneakers. With Jimmy Butler holding down his Jordan sneaker contract, there’s a perfect opportunity for the Bulls shooting guard to break out some of number 23’s own best that were created for the living legend’s time in Chicago. Here’s a list of the top five retro Jordan’s I’d like to see Jimmy G. rocking next season. HONORABLE MENTIONS: Cool Grey 1 ...

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Jimmy Butler surprises Fenwick to celebrate shoe release

Despite a disappointing season for the Chicago Bulls, there have been some positives. Guard Jimmy Butler has played well when healthy and recently launched a new shoe with Jordan Brand. Butler celebrated the release of the Ultra.Fly by surprising Oak Park Fenwick basketball players on April 1. The team at Jordan Brand transformed a chemistry lab at Fenwick into a themed room revolving around two signature c ...

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