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Pippen Aint Easy Aug 16, 2017

ESPN predicts the Chicago Bulls will be the worst team in the Eastern Conference

The Chicago Bulls are rebuilding, and that is reflected in ESPN’s latest projected record forecast, which has the Bulls finishing last in the Eastern Conference. The Chicago Bulls head into the 2017-18 season with a depleted roster, having traded away All-Star Jimmy Butler, and expectations from the fanbase and the league are low. So are […] ESPN predicts the Chicago Bulls will be the worst team in the Eastern Conference - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Chicago Sun-Times Aug 14, 2017
Jimmy Butler’s return to the United Center headlines Bulls’ schedule

Jimmy Butler’s return to the United Center headlines Bulls’ schedule

As the Bulls' front office moves forward with its rebuild, it will have to deal with a decision that might come back to haunt them when Butler visits.
Chicago Tribune Aug 14, 2017

Dwyane Wade, Jimmy Butler still have one thing in common -- wide receivers?

Say this for Dwyane Wade, he attracts a celebrity crowd. The Bulls star hung out with Ice Cube, Chad Johnson and Oscar De Le Hoya and Cube's BIG3 game Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. But it was Wade's Instagram pic with Cube and Johnson that drew the notice of former Bulls teammate...

Jimmy Butler took Bulls employees out for a thank you dinner in Chicago

I have a limited working knowledge of new Timberwolves forward Jimmy Butler, but everything so far seems to indicate he’s a good guy. This story out of Chicago does nothing to change that opinion. Per the Chicago Tribune, Butler was in Chicago over the weekend for Dwyane Wade’s youth basketball camp and took about three dozen behind-the-scenes Bulls employees out for a long dinner as a way of saying thanks for their help over the years. Butler treated behind-the-scenes staffers like salespeople and media relations officials and digital production staffers at Katana, the chic new River...
Pippen Aint Easy Aug 7, 2017

Reviewing the Jimmy Butler trade from all sides

It’s been a shade under two months since Jimmy Butler was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Chicago Bulls hit the reset button like when you lose a championship game on the PlayStation 4. Discussions can be had from a number of different angles. Let’s look at a few of them. When the Chicago […] Reviewing the Jimmy Butler trade from all sides - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
CSN Chicago Aug 7, 2017

Thanks for everything: Jimmy Butler buys sushi dinner for Bulls staffers

Jimmy Butler never had the greatest relationship with Bulls upper management. But his presence on the team and the lasting impression he left on the
Pippen Aint Easy Aug 7, 2017

Jimmy Butler visits Dwyane Wade’s basketball camp in Chicago over the weekend

Despite the trade that sent Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves this past summer, he and current Bulls guard Dwyane Wade are still closer than ever. The whole “Three Alphas” experiment with Jimmy Butler, Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo last season may have been a complete on-court failure, but Butler and Wade maintained a good […] Jimmy Butler visits Dwyane Wade’s basketball camp in Chicago over the weekend - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Chicago Tribune Aug 7, 2017

Jimmy Butler treats Bulls' staffers to a thank-you dinner

Throughout a year of trade rumors, Jimmy Butler remained consistent: He wanted to remain a Chicago Bull. That’s why his Sunday night gesture shouldn’t surprise. Butler, traded to the Timberwolves in June and in town for Dwyane Wade’s youth basketball camp, took a large contingent from the Bulls’...
Chicago Tribune Aug 6, 2017

Dwyane Wade, back in Chicago for youth camp, makes intriguing social media posts

Even in the lighthearted setup of a shooting contest with youth campers, Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler were no longer teammates Sunday. Wade swished a 3-pointer to close one contest victoriously, playing up the result much to Butler's mock chagrin. That Wade long has held an annual camp near his...
Chicago Sun-Times Jul 24, 2017
Was Jimmy Butler’s vision of conference supremacy ignored by Gar/Pax?

Was Jimmy Butler’s vision of conference supremacy ignored by Gar/Pax?

The Sun-Times reported the Butler-Kyrie Irving connection a month ago, but did Gar/Pax drop the ball on attempting to get them together in Chicago?
Pippen Aint Easy Jul 21, 2017

Report: Kyrie Irving had interest of playing in Chicago with Jimmy Butler before he was traded

Friday brought some shocking reports that Kyrie Irving wants out of Cleveland. Believe it or not, those reports had a Bulls-related element to them in the form of Irving wanting to play with Jimmy Butler in Chicago. It appears that not every NBA player wants to play alongside LeBron James, the best player of this […] Report: Kyrie Irving had interest of playing in Chicago with Jimmy Butler before he was traded - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Republican Jul 21, 2017
Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown posts photos of himself playing against star Jimmy Butler

Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown posts photos of himself playing against star Jimmy Butler

Boston Celtics wing Jaylen Brown shared some photos Thursday of himself playing against All-Star Jimmy Butler, suggesting the old workout partners are pushing each other again.
Pippen Aint Easy Jul 20, 2017

Former Chicago Bulls of the past: Where are they now?

There’s been a ton of moving parts with the Chicago Bulls franchise in recent years. Where are some of those parts in the present day? A Chicago Bulls saga finally closed this offseason when the team traded Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves alongside the 16th pick in exchange for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No. […] Former Chicago Bulls of the past: Where are they now? - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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