Cody Westerlund

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A sports editor for CBSChicago.com and 670TheScore.com, Cody Westerlund also covers the Bulls. Prior to coming on board in January 2014, he previously had covered college and high school sports in the Champaign, Ill., and Ames, Iowa areas. Westerlund graduated from the University of Illinois in 2010 and lives in the Lakeview neighborhood.

Follow him on Twitter @CodyWesterlund.

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Jimmy Butler Sets Tone Early, Dwyane Wade Closes It Late In Bulls Win

Butler scored 28 points in his return from illness, while Wade scored 17 fourth-quarter points.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2017

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Jimmy Butler Back For Bulls, Dwyane Wade To Rest Sunday

Nikola Mirotic will miss games Saturday and Sunday with an illness.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2017

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Westerlund: Bulls’ Communication Problems Still Prevalent

The Bulls’ drama used to take place behind closed doors. Not these days.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2017

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Bulls Get Stomped By Thunder, Will Be Short-Handed Tuesday

Jimmy Butler (illness) and Dwyane Wade (rest) won’t play Tuesday at Washington.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2017

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Fred Hoiberg: Jimmy Butler’s One Of The League’s ‘Superstars’

Butler scored 42 points Saturday to rally the Bulls past the Raptors.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2017

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Bulls’ Jimmy Butler Authors Another Spectacular Night In A Season Full Of Them

Butler’s 52 points, one off a career-high, led the Bulls past the Hornets for a much-needed win.

CBS Chicago–01/02/2017

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Bulls’ Dwyane Wade Out Against Hornets With Swelling In Knee

The Bulls hope to have Wade back Wednesday against the Cavaliers.

CBS Chicago–01/02/2017

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Rajon Rondo To Remain Out Of Bulls’ Rotation

Michael Carter-Williams will again start Monday against the Hornets.

CBS Chicago–01/02/2017

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Bulls Waive Guard R.J. Hunter

The 23-year-old Hunter appeared in three games for Chicago this season.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2016

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Jimmy Butler Shines When Bulls Need Him Most In Win Against Nets

Butler scored 40 points and hit the game-winning shot at the buzzer.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2016

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Bulls Ride Wade Late, Get More Consistency From Mirotic In Win Over Pacers

Dwyane Wade (21 points) and Niko Mirotic (20 points) each made big plays late for the Bulls.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2016

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Michael Carter-Williams Is Back For The Bulls

In other injury news, wing Doug McDermott is out Monday for the Bulls with a shin injury.

CBS Chicago–12/26/2016

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John Paxson On The State Of The Bulls: ‘Need To Improve Our Athleticism’

Paxson praised Dwyane Wade’s impact and offered an honest critique of Niko Mirotic.

CBS Chicago–12/25/2016

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Dwyane Wade Believes Bulls Are Predictable In 4th Quarters, Putting A Ton Of Pressure On Jimmy Butler

In a loss to the Wizards, the Bulls again showed why they’re one of the league’s worst in the fourth quarter.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2016

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Rajon Rondo Sets Tone As Bulls Snap 3-Game Losing Streak

Rondo had 10 points, eight rebounds and a season-high 14 assists in a win against the Pistons.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2016

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Bulls Showing Faults In All Facets With Continued ‘Unacceptable’ Play

In a 95-69 loss to the Bucks, the Bulls registered their lowest point total since April 2014.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2016

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Bulls’ Michael Carter-Williams Believes Return To Game Action Around Christmas Is ‘Realistic’

Carter-Williams is recovering from a bone chip in his left wrist.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2016

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Ovation, Young Wolves Give Tom Thibodeau Reason To Smile In Comeback Win Over Bulls

Thibodeau got a win in his return to the United Center after spending five seasons as the Bulls’ coach.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2016

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Days After Losing To The Worst, Bulls Again Prove They Can Beat One Of The Best

Behind a stellar defensive effort, Chicago earned a win against a strong San Antonio team.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2016

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In Close Loss, Bulls ‘Miss’ The Suspended Rajon Rondo

With Rondo out, the Bulls didn’t get much from their backup guards.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2016

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