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The Case For Jimmy Butler As A Franchise Player

There’s been a lot of offseason bickering about whether or not Jimmy Butler can be the alpha dog you build a team around.  Many fans believe that Butler is, at best, a B-player and the Bulls need to pursue an alpha dog.   1,276 more words

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WGN's Sam Panayotovich: "Joakim Noah is a Thibodeau guy and he doesn't fit into this new system"

WGN’s Sam Panayotovich is in the house and we are talking about all the top sports stories including the Sun-Times report that Joakim Noah is telling teammates he’s leaving the Bulls, the possible moves the Bulls will make this summer and the futures of Jimmy Butler and Derrick Rose. 57 more words

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Why The Bulls Must Think Long-Term About Derrick Rose

Senseless quotes, injuries, inconsistent play, and the lack to communicate with teammate, Jimmy Butler is why the Bulls must think long-term when it comes to Derrick Rose. 795 more words


Why Bulls need to move on from Derrick Rose, Jimmy Butler backcourt

You can have a winning team where two guys believe they are the alpha on a team — so long as their games mesh. The natural, obvious examples are Shaq and Kobe Bryant, or Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. 417 more words

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Listen: Joe Cowley On How Bulls 'Keep Barrier Alive' Between Jimmy Butler, Derrick Rose

(CBS) The Bulls have dismissed Jen Swanson, their director of sports performance and a close confidant of point guard Derrick Rose.

The move is yet another indication that the Bulls view All-Star wing Jimmy Butler as the face of their franchise, Sun-Times beat writer Joe Cowley said in an interview on the Spiegel and Goff Show on Wednesday. 285 more words


Report: Bulls Dismiss Jen Swanson, Derrick Rose's Confidant

(CBS) The Bulls have dismissed director of sports performance Jen Swanson, the Chicago Tribune’s K.C. Johnson reported. Swanson is one of point guard Derrick Rose’s confidants, having been hired by the Bulls in September 2013 after working closely with Rose on his ACL rehab. 133 more words


Lake Shore Drives: a quick trip through all of the latest Bulls news

This week marks the start of the most important month on the NBA calendar.

The conference finals are set to begin tonight in Oakland. Together the final four teams remaining feature some of the most talented, popular and polarizing players in the league.  627 more words

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