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    Chicago Bulls

    Position
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    Jersey
    21
    Name  Jimmy Butler
    Born  9/14/1989
    Height  6-7
    Weight  220
    College  Marquette
    1/23/2015 11:02:00 PM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler played very well during Friday's win against the Mavericks.
    Insight: He had 20 points, eight boards, six assists, three steals, and two turnovers. Butler definitely deserves an all-star bid this season.
     
    1/19/2015 9:59:00 PM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler led the team with 20 points versus the Cavaliers on Monday.
    Insight: Chicago really struggled to score versus Cleveland, particularly in the first half. Butler was 6-of-16 with seven rebounds, three assists, a steal and a block.
     
    1/16/2015 10:07:00 PM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler shot 10-of-19, scoring 22 points on Friday.
    Insight: Another solid night for Butler, who could definitely start for the Eastern Conference in the All-Star Game. He also had six steals, five rebounds and two assists on Friday.
     
    1/7/2015 10:26:00 PM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler scored a team-high 16 points during Wednesday's loss to the Jazz.
    Insight: He also had 11 boards, three assists, two 3-pointers, two steals, and two turnovers. Butler should be playing in his first all-star game.
     
    1/5/2015 10:23:00 PM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler did a little bit of everything on Monday.
    Insight: Butler shot 7-of-17, including 2-for-4 from the 3-point line on his way to 22 points. He also had five rebounds, three steals, an assist and a block. Butler has been a great fantasy option when he plays, averaging 21.9 ppg and 6.2 rpg this season.
     
    1/4/2015 10:21:00 AM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler was out for Saturday's game to attend a funeral and should be considered questionable for Monday.
    Insight: He might be back for Monday's game, but his status is officially unknown. Kirk Hinrich and E'Twaun Moore saw extra minutes Saturday night, but didn't do much with them.
     
    Hot1/3/2015 3:23:00 PM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler is out for Saturday's game due to personal reasons.
    Insight: The Chicago Tribune reports he is attending a funeral, so just take him out of the lineup for Saturday. He might be back for Monday's game, but his status is officially unknown. Tony Snell likely draws the start on Saturday.
     
    Hot12/29/2014 9:33:00 PM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler led the team with 27 points in Monday's narrow, 92-90, victory over the Pacers.
    Insight: Butler shot 8-of-20, making both his 3-pointers and was 9-for-12 at the line. He nearly had a double-double with nine rebounds along with four steals, an assist and a block.
     
    Hot12/27/2014 10:32:00 PM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler out-did his Christmas Day performance with 33 points on Saturday against the Pelicans.
    Insight: Butler was on Saturday as he shot 66.7 percent from the field and 90 percent from the line. He also had five rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block. Butler was pretty much already a must-start player, but he is even more so as of late, averaging 24.6 ppg, 7.6 rpg, 2.8 apg while shooting 51.3 percent over this last five games. Butler's averaging 25 ppg over his last five contests. He also contributed with six rebounds, five assists and two blocked shots. He's made himself a must start.
     
    Hot12/25/2014 10:47:00 PM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler continued his excellent play with a 21-point Thursday night.
    Insight: Butler's averaging 25 ppg over his last five contests. He also contributed with six rebounds, five assists and two blocked shots. He's made himself a must start.
     
    12/22/2014 10:58:00 PM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler shot a perfect 11-for-11 at the free-throw line on Monday.
    Insight: He scored 27 points, shooting 7-of-16 from the field. He also had 11 rebounds, five blocks, four assists and a steal.
     
    12/19/2014 10:30:00 PM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler had another big night during Friday's win against the Grizzlies.
    Insight: He scored a career-hogh 35 points on Thursday, anf followed up with 31 more on Friday. He went 11-of-21 from the floor and 9-of-9 from the line. Butler also had 10 rebounds, one assist, and two steals.
     
    12/18/2014 10:41:00 PM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler scored 35 points, hitting four 3-pointers in the, 103-97, victory over the Knicks.
    Insight: Butler shot 11-of-21 overall and made 9-of-10 foul shots. He also chipped in seven assists, five rebounds, four steals and a block. Butler has turned into a very solid fantasy option at guard.
     
    12/15/2014 9:51:00 PM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler continued his strong season on Monday night.
    Insight: Butler finished with 22 points, nine rebounds, two assists, three 3-pointers, two steals, and two turnovers. He is easily a top-20 player.
     
    12/6/2014 10:31:00 PM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler scored a team-high 24 points during Saturday's loss to the Warriors.
    Insight: He was 8-of-17 from the field and 5-of-7 from the line. Butler also had four rebounds, three assists, three 3-pointers, two steals, and three turnovers. Owners should be very happy with his output.
     
    12/3/2014 9:20:00 AM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler had another solid game in Tuesday's loss to Dallas.
    Insight: Butler recorded 23 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists. He is currently the 12th-ranked player in Yahoo standard leagues.
     
    11/26/2014 10:20:00 AM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler again led the team with 32 points, but it was not enough versus the Nuggets on Tuesday.
    Insight: This was the second night in a row Butler led the Bulls in scoring. He shot 7-of-13 from the field and really cleaned up at the free-throw line, where he made 18-of-20 attempts. Butler also had nine rebounds, but Chicago lost, 114-109, to Denver.
     
    11/25/2014 11:03:00 AM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler scored a team-high 25 points against the Jazz Monday night.
    Insight: This is great news for Butler owners as he did it despite the return of veterans Pau Gasol and Derrick Rose. We like where his game is headed and fantasy owners should keep starting him.
     
    11/21/2014 9:20:00 AM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler was called upon to score with Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol out of the lineup posting 23 points and eight rebounds, eight assists and two steals.
    Insight: Butler led the team with 18 shot attempts. He's a solid young guard who keeps getting better, but sometimes gets lost on this talented Bulls team.
     
    11/18/2014 9:49:00 AM
    Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler was all over the box score, posting 22 points, six rebounds, eight assists and two steals.
    Insight: Butler didn't shoot particularly well, but with Derrick Rose out of the lineup saw plenty of opportunities and took 17 shots.
     

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      Great 38: Win tickets to Daytona 500

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      News Now: Media General CEO talks about his career, future for company Video included

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      Bill Schifino, Jr talks about being President-Elect of the Florida Bar Video included

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      Trio sets off on 900 mile trek across Florida Video included

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      How this guide dog helps one blind triathlete chase her Paralympic dream

      Updated:

      Every time Paralympic hopeful Amy Dixon makes it to the end of another grueling triathlon, she knows her trusty companion will be waiting for her at the finish line. Sixteen years after she lost vision in her right eye, which she says she viewed as "a death sentence" at the time,  More>>

      Legoland Florida hotel to open in spring; built for kids

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      Updated:

      Legoland Florida Hotel will welcome its first guests a month earlier than previously expected.During an announcement Thursday, Legoland executives announced May 15 as the revised opening date.  More>>

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      Three rhinoceroses escaped from their site at a safari zoo in Israel this week, NBC reported.  More>>

      VIRAL VIDEO: Bossy 4-year-old girl feeds 6 pit bull dogs

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      Updated:

      A video of a very authoritative 4-year-old girl feeding six very obedient pit pulls in the middle of a kitchen has gone viral on the web and is prompting a heated debate about the pit bull breed.
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      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | January 17-18 Video included

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      See 8 fun things happening this weekend in Tampa Bay!
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      Updated:

      The 109th Epiphany celebration begins Monday, January 5 with the Arrival of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and the blessing of the fleet and continues on Tuesday, January 6 with Epiphany Services, Procession, Cross Dive and Glendi Celebration.  More>>

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