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Butler scored 28 points in his return from illness, while Wade scored 17 fourth-quarter points.
Nikola Mirotic will miss games Saturday and Sunday with an illness.
The Bulls’ drama used to take place behind closed doors. Not these days.
Jimmy Butler (illness) and Dwyane Wade (rest) won’t play Tuesday at Washington.
Butler scored 42 points Saturday to rally the Bulls past the Raptors.
Butler’s 52 points, one off a career-high, led the Bulls past the Hornets for a much-needed win.
The Bulls hope to have Wade back Wednesday against the Cavaliers.
Michael Carter-Williams will again start Monday against the Hornets.
The 23-year-old Hunter appeared in three games for Chicago this season.
Butler scored 40 points and hit the game-winning shot at the buzzer.
Dwyane Wade (21 points) and Niko Mirotic (20 points) each made big plays late for the Bulls.
In other injury news, wing Doug McDermott is out Monday for the Bulls with a shin injury.
Paxson praised Dwyane Wade’s impact and offered an honest critique of Niko Mirotic.
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.
Rondo had 10 points, eight rebounds and a season-high 14 assists in a win against the Pistons.
In a 95-69 loss to the Bucks, the Bulls registered their lowest point total since April 2014.
Carter-Williams is recovering from a bone chip in his left wrist.
Thibodeau got a win in his return to the United Center after spending five seasons as the Bulls’ coach.
Behind a stellar defensive effort, Chicago earned a win against a strong San Antonio team.
With Rondo out, the Bulls didn’t get much from their backup guards.