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Jul 01: Free-agent roundup: Opening days don't get much more hectic by Ball Dont Lie
... Bulls effectively pushed restricted free agent Jimmy Butler into taking a max-level five-year extension that should...
Butler agreed to a five-year, $90 million deal with the Bulls on Wednesday, ESPN's Brian Windhorst reports. The fifth year of the deal is a player option.
Jul 01: The Lakers lost out on LaMarcus Aldridge by being the Lakers by Ball Dont Lie
... Love agreed to terms in freezing Cleveland , Jimmy Butler agreed to terms in freezing Chicago , all while Aldridge...
Jul 01: Jimmy Butler's 'quick' agreement with the Chicago Bulls was a long time coming by Ball Dont Lie
Jimmy Butler's 'quick' agreement with the Chicago Bulls was a long time coming.
Jul 01: Toronto locks up the emerging DeMarre Carroll, Chicago retains Mike Dunleavy by Ball Dont Lie
... of fellow swingman Jimmy Butler were unquestionably altered as he sat with an ankle injury for 19 games midseason.
Jun 29: Your 2015 NBA free agent primer by Ball Dont Lie
*** Jimmy Butler, restricted free agent Butler famously bet on himself last fall in declining Chicago’s four-year, $44...
Butler, who is a restricted free agent this offseason, is seeking out shorter-term offer sheets, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! reports.
Butler played in 65 games for the Bulls this season and averaged 20.0 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.1 three-pointers a game.
Butler scored 20 points Thursday in a Game 6 loss to the Cavs, but was held to 8-of-22 shooting, five rebounds and one assist in 44 minutes.
Butler posted 29 points in Game 5's loss to the Cavaliers. He added nine rebounds, three assists, and one block in 41 minutes of action.
Butler finished with 18 points (5-14 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 6-7 FT), two rebounds, one assist, two steals and one blocked shot over 35 minutes during Wednesday's loss to the Cavaliers.
Butler scored 20 points (5-21 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 8-9 FT) with 10 rebounds, six assists, four steals and a block in 46 minutes during Monday's Game 5 loss to the Bucks.
Butler scored 33 points (12-17 FG, 5-7 3Pt, 4-4 FT) to go along with seven rebounds, two assists, three steals and one block in 41 minutes in Game 4 Saturday against the Bucks.
Butler scored 31 points (10-19 FG, 3-9 3pt, 8-14 FT) to go along with nine rebounds, two assists and one block in 46 minutes Monday in Game 2 against the Bucks.
Butler scored 25 points (8-14 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 7-8 FT) with two rebounds, six assists and one steal in 35 minutes Saturday as the Bulls took Game 1 over the Bucks.
Butler (calf) had 15 points (3-11 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 8-12 FT) with six rebounds and three assists in 36 minutes in the win over the 76ers on Saturday.
Butler has been ruled out for Thursday's contest at Miami due to a left calf injury, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Butler scored 19 points (6-10 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 4-4 FT) with six assists, five rebounds and two steals in 37 minutes during Wednesday's loss to the Magic.
Butler scored 23 points (7-8 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 7-9 FT) with five rebounds and three assists in 39 minutes during Wednesday's win over the Raptors.
Butler (elbow) scored 19 points (6-20 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 7-10 FT) with nine rebounds in 40 minutes during Monday's win over the Hornets.
Butler will remain out Saturday but "has a good chance" at returning this week, K.C Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Butler (elbow) went through a full practice Thursday and is "getting closer," according to coach Tom Thibodeau, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Butler (elbow is getting closer to returning to the Bulls' lineup, Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago reports.
Butler (elbow) was spotted taking shots ahead of Sunday's game against the Spurs, Sam Smith of Bulls.com reports.
Butler could miss three-to-four weeks with a sprained elbow, but he will not require surgery, Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports.
Butler will get an MRI performed Monday on his sprained left elbow, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Butler scored 28 points (11-19 FG, 6-7 FT) and added 12 rebounds, one assist, two steals, and two blocks in 43 minutes against the Timberwolves Friday.
Butler (shoulder) returned to the starting lineup following a two-game absence Friday. He scored 30 points (9-18 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 9-9 FT) and added five rebounds and five assists in 39 minutes against the Pistons.
Butler (shoulder) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Butler (shoulder) scored six points (3-4 FG, 0-1 3Pt) to go along with one rebound, one assist and two steals in nine minutes Sunday in the All-Star game.
Butler participated in Saturday's workout but will test out his shoulder Sunday before a final decision is made on his availability for the All-Star game, ESPN Chicago reports.
Butler (shoulder) may be able to play in the All-Star game on Sunday, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Butler (shoulder) will not play Thursday night against the Cavaliers, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Butler (shoulder) underwent an MRI on Wednesday morning that confirmed a strain in his shoulder, KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Butler will miss the rest of Tuesday's game after aggravating the right shoulder strain he suffered Sunday, the Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson reports.
Butler scored 27 points (9-18 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 6-8 FT) with six rebounds, one assist and two steals in 41 minutes during Wednesday's loss to the Rockets.
Butler (knee) had 22 points (8-18 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 5-8 FT), seven rebounds, four assists and two steals in a team high 42 minutes on Friday.
Butler tied a career-high Thursday, putting up 35 points (9-17 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 16-18 FT) in 49 minutes of action as the Bulls fell to the Lakers in Double overtime. He left the game in the final minutes of the second overtime and was seen being tended to by team doctors, but it's unclear what the nature of the injury is at this point.
Butler (illness) will not play Tuesday against the Warriors, the Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson reports.