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Butler rolled his ankle in Friday's game against Argentina, but it is considered a minor injury, Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News reports.
Butler has committed to playing for Team USA in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Marc Stein of ESPN.com reports.
Butler compiled 10 points (4-12 FG, 2-3 FT), 10 assists, 12 rebounds, and one block over 26 minutes in Wednesday's 115-105 win over the 76ers.
Coach Fred Hoiberg said that Butler will play "some" minutes against the 76ers on Wednesday, Nick Friedell of ESPNChicago.com reports.
Butler finished with 23 points (8-11 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 6-7 FT), 11 assists, three rebounds, and one block in 29 minutes during the Bulls' 121-116 win versus the Pelicans on Monday.
Butler did not fly with the team to New Orleans on Sunday in advance of Monday's game due to a family commitment, ESPN reports. Butler is still expected to make his way to New Orleans and play against the Pelicans, however. "Maybe he had stuff to take care of," Butler's agent, Happy Walters, said. "Whatever he's doing, he'll be at the game."
Butler scored 21 points (7-17 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 5-5 FT) while adding six assists, three steals and two rebounds in 39 minutes during Saturday's win over the Cavaliers.
Butler scored 25 points (7-17 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 10-10 FT) to go with six rebounds, one rebound, and a block over 40 minutes in a 106-98 loss to the Heat on Thursday.
Butler scored 25 points (10-11 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 4-4 FT) while adding eight assists, five rebounds, a steal and a block in 38 minutes during Sunday's win over the Bucks.
Butler finished with a team-high 28 points (10-25 FG, 1-7 3Pt, 7-8 FT), 17 rebounds, 12 assists, three steals, and two blocks in 39 minutes during Saturday's loss to the Pistons.
Butler went for 21 points (8-13 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 4-4 FT), eight rebounds, six assists, two steals and a block over 39 minutes in Thursday's 103-100 victory over the Rockets.
Butler is dealing with back soreness but is expected to play around 35 minutes on Tuesday night against the Pacers, Nick Friedell of ESPNChicago.com reports.
Butler said Saturday that he doesn't expect to undergo surgery on his left knee during the offseason, Nick Friedell of ESPN.com reports.
Butler could be set to undergo surgery on his left knee during the offseason, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. "Maybe. I hope not," Butler said. "Is my knee the same as it was before the injury? No."
Butler managed 19 points (7-15 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 4-6 FT), three rebounds, three assists, three steals and a block over 39 minutes in Thursday's 106-94 loss to the Knicks.
Butler (knee) scored 22 points (7-12 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 8-8 FT), seven assists, three rebounds, and one steal in 32 minutes during Thursday's win over the Nets.
Butler (knee) is in the starting lineup for Thursday's game against the Nets, K.C Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Butler (knee) will play in Wednesday's game against the Wizards, Vincent Goodwill of CSN Chicago reports.
Butler (knee) is probable for Wednesday's game against the Wizards, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Butler (knee) scored 13 points (5-18 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 3-4 FT) with six assists, five rebounds and two blocks during 34 minutes in Monday's 109-107 win against the Raptors.
Butler is officially listed as questionable for Monday's tilt with the Raptors, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Butler (knee) has been ruled out of Friday's matchup with the Heat, Bulls' play-by-play announcer Chuck Swirsky reports.
Butler (knee) is questionable for Friday's game against the Heat, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Butler (knee) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against San Antonio, KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Butler's knee is feeling better according to Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg, and his status for Thursday against the Spurs is considered questionable, Nick Friedell of ESPNChicago.com reports.
Butler has no further structural damage in his left knee but needs to be re-assessed Tuesday before being cleared to play, Nick Friedell of ESPN reports.
Butler tallied 24 points (6-13 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 11-12 FT) , 11 rebounds, six assists and a steal in 34 minutes during Saturday's win against the Rockets.
Butler (knee) will play Saturday against the Rockets and will not be under any minutes restrictions, CSN Chicago reports.