Jimmy Butler

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

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

Jimmy Butler Believes Bulls’ Turnaround Starts With Himself

“I have to be a better leader,” Butler says.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler, left, drives to the hoop. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bulls Staggering Against Bucks Entering Game 6

Chicago has had turnover and shooting woes in the past two games.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2015

Bulls center Pau Gasol, center, is challenged by multiple Bucks defenders. (Getty Images)

Westerlund: 5 Thoughts After Game 5 Of Bulls-Bucks

“At times, we just think we’re a little bit too good,” Taj Gibson says.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2015

Bulls guard Derrick Rose turns the ball over in the waning seconds against the Bucks. (Getty Images)

Derrick Rose Takes The Blame For Bulls’ Loss

Rose’s defensive lapse in the waning seconds led to a game-winning layup for the Bucks.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler reacts late during a Game 3 double-overtime win against the Bucks. (Getty Images)

Westerlund: 5 Thoughts After Game 3 Of Bulls-Bucks

Chicago’s backcourt dominance has continued.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2015

Bulls guard Jimmy Butler, left, and Joakim Noah celebrate. (Getty Images)

Westerlund: 5 Thoughts After Game 2 Of Bulls-Bucks

It got more physical as Chicago grabbed a 2-0 series lead with a 91-82 win.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2015

Derrick Rose passes to a teammate.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Westerlund: Derrick Rose Plays Freely, Displays Top Form In Playoff Return

Rose scored 23 points and had seven assists as the Bulls topped the Bucks in Game 1.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2015

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Westerlund: 5 Thoughts After Bulls-Pistons

Chicago took sole control of third in the East with an 88-82 win.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2015

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