All injured shooting guard Jimmy Butler could do was practice his jumpers on Monday, now eight days removed from spraining his left thumb in a preseason game against Charlotte.
The Bulls close out their preseason schedule tonight in St. Louis against the Minnesota Timberwolves on CSN.
Tom Thibodeau isn't sure if Jimmy Butler will be available for the Bulls' season opener in New York in a week. But he is sure his team will be ready either way.
Given the Bulls’ injury history, reliable backcourt depth is of prime importance.
It may have been Derrick Rose’s first fourth quarter action of the season, but it didn’t seem like unfamiliar territory to him.