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Pau Gasol Has Sights On Being In Bulls' Closing Group

By Cody Westerlund-

CHICAGO (CBS) – Bulls center Pau Gasol displayed a thoughtful awareness of the tough decision coach Tom Thibodeau faces in choosing who will close games for him, then also made this much clear. 524 more words

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Bulls' Butler a high-volatility stock


VIDEO: Butler plays preseason hero against Hawks

Asterisks abounded Thursday night, when Jimmy Butler went vintage-Derrick Rose – or one-off-Michael Jordan – down the stretch against the Atlanta Hawks. 965 more words

Fair Compensation for a Butler

By Argie Grigorakos

In pro sports one of the hardest tasks is determining the value of an individual player from a monetary standpoint. Team presidents and owners can look at a players statistics and make a final decision, but the complexity that the current salary cap presents, in most professional sports, can make it difficult for many organizations and their players to agree upon a fair income for both parties involved in the negotiation. 1,512 more words

Nuggets Show Balance On Offense But Fall To Bulls 110-90

CHICAGO (AP) – Jimmy Butler scored 21 points while rookie Doug McDermott added 16 to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 110-90 rout of the Denver Nuggets in an exhibition game on Monday night. 117 more words

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Bulls Bounce Back To Rout Nuggets, 110-90

CHICAGO (AP) – Jimmy Butler scored 21 points while rookie Doug McDermott added 16 to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 110-90 rout of the Denver Nuggets in an exhibition game on Monday night. 104 more words

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Tom Thibodeau: Pau Gasol can be a "great" defender

Tom Thibodeau expects a lot from his players defensively. The Chicago Bulls have built their identity since he took over in 2010 on punishing defense, posting a top-five mark in the NBA in defensive rating (points allowed per 100 possessions) each of the past four years. 273 more words

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Giannis Antetokounmpo Blocks the Shot: Then Dunks

Giannis Antetokounpo is one fun player to watch. The Bucks point guard/forward showed us why he is after he swatted Taj Gibson’s shot then proceeds to throw down the dunk. 13 more words

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