Jimmy Butler might miss opening night, but Thibs will still expect 48 minutes on the sideline treadmill.
Bulls announce Jimmy Butler MRI confirmed sprained left thumb. He will not play Friday vs. Minnesota and will not practice this week.
MRI on Jimmy Butler confirmed sprain of left thumb ligaments. He will not practice this week, will not play in Bulls final preseason game.
Bulls say guard Jimmy Butler has sprained ligaments in his left thumb & will miss the final preseason game & practice the rest of the week.
Bulls announce MRI on Jimmy Butler confirms left thumb sprain. Out Friday vs. Minnesota, will be re-evaluated after that.
Bulls already have used 10 players in first quarter even with Jimmy Butler out. Sure feels like conference finals
Curious how Thibodeau will use all this depth.... especially when he's using Jimmy Butler (not available tonight) for 48 minutes.
Tom Thibodeau says Jimmy Butler (wrist) is day to day. Won't play tonight vs Cavaliers in Columbus. Both teams playing most regulars.
Last game was "The Jimmy Butler game" This game is the "Kirk Hinrich game" Too bad for the Bulls they are coming in the preseason.
Perils of being a good defender. Jimmy Butler appeared to hurt a finger when deflecting a pass. Looks like he's staying in.
Jimmy Butler went for a steal and appeared to jam his finger. He looks like he's in some pain right now.
MVP of the preseason so far? Jimmy Butler - no-brainer. Playing at a high level, and one of the few starters playing with heart right now.
Jimmy Butler said the last 6 minutes or so of the 4th quarter was the best stretch he's ever had in any game.
Giants just win National League pennant on Jimmy Butler three pointer. Huh. Better check that cable signal. I knew Fox1 wasn't real station
Jimmy Butler will be BLASTING some Taylor Swift through his iPhone speakers without headphones in when the locker room is open. Best believe
Jimmy Butler with 3-pt game winner at buzzer for 29 pts; averaging 21 pts in last 4 games and now making strong run for preseason league MVP
Jimmy Butler just drained game-winning 3 at buzzer & team reacted as if won a postseason contest. This Bulls team is gonna be fun to watch.
Jimmy Butler drills a 3 to win the game at the buzzer. Crowd is going bonkers.
Jimmy Butler, Preseason MVP GAWD
The Jimmy Butler preseason surge continues. He's got 26 points, hit 3 FTs to tie score with 14.1 secs left.
I know its only preseason, but Jimmy Butler has been terrific tonight. Brings so much energy. Vastly underrated.
Jimmy Butler continues to be the Bulls' best all-around player this preseason. 19 points tonight.
Also, ATL has Korver guarding McDermott, but Bulls are guarding KK with Jimmy Butler. McDermott started on DeMarre Carroll.
Jimmy Butler salary drive impressive with team high 21 pts, 6 rebs. Doug McDermott off bench with 16 pts. 3-4 on threes. Rest of team 3-15
Jimmy Butler just went NBA2K on that move.
Jimmy Butler has 11 points and 4 rebounds, as well as a steal and 2 assists. Pay the Man!!!
The new slimmed down Jimmy Butler is also looking more aggressive in attacking the rim.