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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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Time for Bulls to consider resting players for next season

With minuscule playoff hopes, would it be smarter for the Bulls to rest Jimmy Butler, Derrick Rose, and Taj Gibson for the rest of the season? Technically, the Chicago Bulls are not yet mathematically eliminated from the playoffs being 2.5 games behind the Detroit Pistons for the 8th and final Eastern Conference playoff spot and 3.0 games back of the Indiana Pacers. But with only four games left on the sche ...

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The value of Jimmy Butler transcends any trade

Will the Bulls explore the option of trading Jimmy Butler this offseason? It’s hard to say exactly where the root of Jimmy Butler trade rumors is. Have they sprung up from typical media speculation, or is it actually connected to potential plans from the Bulls front office? Either way, as obvious as it sounds, it bears repeating: trading Jimmy Butler would be an unconscionable mistake for the Bulls to make. ...

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Where do the Chicago Bulls go from here?

The Bulls' recent rough stretch may have prematurely ended a once promising Bulls season. How did they get here, and will it get better? At least the Chicago Bulls didn't drop a fifth straight game in this final stretch of the season, beating the Indiana Pacers 98-96 last night after four straight soul-crushing defeats—two to the New York Knicks, Saturday night’s dismantling by the hapless Orlando Magic, an ...

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Chicago Bulls turned down Boston Celtics offer for Jimmy Butler

The Chicago Bulls had an offer for Jimmy Butler and turned it down It appears that at least one team had interest in Chicago Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler this NBA trade deadline. According to Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald, the Boston Celtics put together a trade package for shooting guard Jimmy Butler but the Bulls turned it down. In his report Bulpett states that the offer was two first round pic ...

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Jimmy Butler to miss 3-4 weeks

The news just keeps getting worse for the struggling Chicago Bulls. The team announced via a press release that shooting guard Jimmy Butler will miss 3-4 weeks with a left knee strain. Butler suffered the injury in Friday's loss in Denver as he landed awkwardly on his leg. He had to be wheeled off the court before shooting his two free throws. With the Bulls losing 12 of their last 17 games, they have now d ...

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VIDEO: Jimmy Butler suffers knee injury in Bulls loss

The Chicago Bulls may have lost more than just the game on Friday night. After blowing an 18 point lead, the Bulls fell to the Denver Nuggets 115-110 to give them another disappointing loss. It's another loss for the Bulls who haven't won in Denver since 2004. But during the second quarter, Bulls star Jimmy Butler took a nasty fall after going up for a layup: Your browser does not support iframes. Butler wa ...

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Bobby Portis slaps Jimmy Butler’s hand pretty hard

Chicago Bulls rookie Bobby Portis is starting to have an impact, getting more minutes in the team's rotation. With the Bulls up big on the Lakers in the first half, Portis is taking advantage of some early playing time. While his play is surprising teammates, his strength might be also. Check out this Vine of Portis slapping Jimmy Butler's hand and then the guards reaction to it: https://twitter.com/Dutty_J ...

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Jimmy Butler named to NBA All-Star Game

Jimmy Butler is headed to another NBA All-Star Game. On Thursday the Chicago Bulls shooting guard was named to the Eastern Conference reserve team after not being named a starter just a week ago. The official announcement came Thursday night during the NBA on TNT's pregame show as the full roster were revealed. Despite being one of the best guards in the Eastern Conference, Butler lost the starters vote to ...

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Jimmy Butler scores career-high 53 points to lead Bulls past 76ers

Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler trailed Cleveland's Kyrie Irving by 40,000 votes for a starting spot on the NBA's Eastern Conference team. On Thursday, Butler made a statement that he should be in Toronto as a starter. Butler scored a career-high 53 points in the comeback win over the Philadelphia 76ers. The 26-year-old Butler's effort helped the Bulls erase a 20-plus point deficit in the first half, as th ...

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