Why the Timberwolves should not trade for Jimmy Butler

The Minnesota Timberwolves are willing to part with the number five pick in the 2016 NBA Draft in hopes of acquiring Jimmy Butler, according to a Monday report by ESPN. Butler just completed his fifth season in the NBA, earning his second all-star selection and a spot on the league’s All-Defensive Second team. The 26-year-old is one of the best

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Divorce Court: Rose vs Bulls

Since Derrick Rose’s first torn ACL in the 2012 NBA playoffs, there has always been an expectation that the Bulls point guard would return to the same acrobatic and accurate player he was. Nearly three knee surgeries, a number of left hamstring problems and sprained ankles, and a surgery for an orbital fracture later, the MVP Derrick Rose we all wanted

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Eastern Conference Preview

The weather is finally getting nice, and that means playoff basketball! While most of the juicier matchups are out West (Clippers vs. Spurs are you serious?!), playoff games are still taking place in the East. Here’s a breakdown of the four first-round matchups. Atlanta vs. Brooklyn: The Pacers gave a valiant fight for the eighth seed, but Brooklyn eventually nabbed

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My NBA All-Star Ballot

Believe it or not, the NBA regular season is at its halfway point. And while the All-Star game in New York isn’t for another three-and-a-half weeks, fan voting is closed, so the rosters are basically already decided. Whether it’s a good idea to name someone an All-Star after a mere 40-game sample is a discussion for another time, so I

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Is Derrick Rose Soft?

“Down and holding his knee…. Down and holding his knee.” The five words that have given Chicago Bulls fans nightmares for the past three seasons. Bulls superstar Derrick Rose has played in 50 games over the past 3 seasons. Rose tore his ACL late in 2011 which also held him out of the 2012 campaign and then went on to

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