You could tell the timing was off from the moment Jimmy Butler hit the floor, as his energy was matched only by the adrenaline flowing through his veins in his first game back after an 11-game abs
The Bulls were in no jeopardy of missing out on the NBA's second season, but last night's victory over the Charlotte Hornets officially earned them a playoff berth for the seventh straight season.
Jimmy Butler has only one game under his belt after returning from an elbow injury and Derrick Rose still hasn't played after knee surgery.
Who needs Derrick Rose when you have a closer like Nikola Mirotic?
Clinching a playoff spot is an annual rite of early spring for the Chicago Bulls, but it was the only constant coming into Monday night’s game against the Charlotte Hornets.