24/7? More Like 48/7 For Bulls’ Butler

Ryan Biersack:

Great article about Jimmy Buckets and the Bulls. From the Hang Time Blog through NBA.com

Originally posted on NBA.com | Hang Time Blog with Sekou Smith:

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MIAMI – While much of the NBA still is in its introductory phase with the Chicago Bulls’ fresh small forward/shooting guard – meet Jimmy ButlerLeBron James and the rest of the Miami Heat have moved on to the next stage of a young player’s career.

That is, beat Jimmy Butler.

Butler, a second-year guy out of Marquette and the last player drafted in 2011′s first round, earned some serious individual acclaim for the Bulls’ team victory in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series Monday. Matched up with the reigning MVP, Butler pestered James, stuck to him as much as possible and funneled him toward help defenders when he couldn’t. All if it contributed to a performance in which, yes, the Heat superstar eventually burst through for 15 points in the fourth quarter but was contained to just nine prior to that.

Butler did well…

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