Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler, left, and Derrick Rose. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

Jimmy Butler: Relationship With Derrick Rose Is ‘Fine’

“I have a lot of respect for the guy,” Butler says of Rose.

CBS Chicago–14 hours ago

President Barack Obama. (Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Approves Of Bulls Locking Up Jimmy Butler

Butler agreed to a five-year deal Wednesday to stay in Chicago.

07/01/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler. (Getty Images)

Report: Bulls, Jimmy Butler Agree To 5-Year Max Deal

The deal reportedly includes a player option for Butler for the fifth year.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2015

Jimmy Butler, left, and Brandon Saad, right. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Two Leagues, Two Cap Realities

The NBA and NHL exist in entirely difference economic worlds.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler. (Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images)

Report: Bulls Extend Maximum Qualifying Offer To Jimmy Butler

The offer is for five years and worth around $90 million.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler drives in for a shot. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Gar Forman: Bulls ‘Real Confident’ About Jimmy Butler’s Looming Restricted Free Agency

“Jimmy’s a huge, huge part of what we’re doing,” Forman says.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2015

Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls shoots over two Cavs defenders. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Report: Jimmy Butler Will Pursue Shorter-Term Offer Sheets In Restricted Free Agency

Butler reportedly wants to maximize his earning potential when the salary cap takes a massive jump.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler, right, congratulates teammate Derrick Rose. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

New Bulls Coach Fred Hoiberg: ‘I Love This Roster’

Hoiberg believes the Bulls are ready to compete for a championship.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2015

Chicago's Jimmy Butler, right, defends Cleveland's LeBron James. (Getty Images)

Bulls’ Jimmy Butler Named 2nd Team All-Defense

Butler consistently defended opponents’ top perimeter player.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2015

Bulls guard Derrick Rose, left, and wing Jimmy Butler. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Derrick Rose/Jimmy Butler Tension Marred Game 6

There’s a reason why Rose lost his aggressiveness as the Bulls’ season ended meekly last week.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2015

Cleveland's LeBron James goes in for a dunk as Chicago's Derrick Rose trails. (Getty Images)

Westerlund: 5 Thoughts On Bulls-Cavs Game 5

Once again, LeBron James shined when it mattered most.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2015

Bulls big man Joakim Noah goes up for a shot. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: David Blatt Distracts From Bulls’ Ineptitude

The Cavs are begging to be finished off. The Bulls haven’t been able to do that yet.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler, right, drives on Cavs guard Iman Shumpert. (Getty Images)

Report: Lakers Intend To Offer Jimmy Butler A Max Contract

Of course, the Bulls can match that offer and have indicated they want to retain Butler.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler won the NBA's Most Improved Player award. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls’ Jimmy Butler Earns His Day In The Spotlight

Butler was honored Thursday as the NBA’s Most Improved Player.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler drives in for a shot. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jimmy Butler Named NBA’s Most Improved Player

Butler made his first All-Star team this season.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler, right, drives on Cavs guard Iman Shumpert. (Getty Images)

Report: Jimmy Butler To Be Named NBA’s Most Improved Player

Butler averaged 20.0 points per game.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2015

Derrick Rose. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: With A Retro Derrick Rose, Bulls Better Than Cavs

Chicago sent a message in a Game 1 win at Cleveland.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler, right, drives on Cavs guard Iman Shumpert. (Getty Images)

Westerlund: 5 Thoughts After Game 1 Of Bulls-Cavs

Time and again, Chicago got good looks out of the pick-and-roll.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2015

Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls shoots over two Cavs defenders. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Bulls Win Game 1 Against Cavaliers

Derrick Rose scored 25 points and Pau Gasol added 21, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 99-92 victory over the short-handed Cavs.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler, left, and forward Taj Gibson congratulate each other. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Bulls Smell Blood

Chicago was impressive in its desire to destroy Milwaukee in Game 6.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2015

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