The NBA named Jimmy Butler as Most Improved Player Thursday morning, as the guard was a runaway winner of the award in his breakout season for the Bulls.
Bryant McIntosh might have been the MVP of the Northwestern Wildcats last season. Now he'll be rubbing elbows with the NBA MVP.
Tom Thibodeau's fifth season with the Bulls may have been his most trying, with Joakim Noah, Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler all missing extended time with injury.
The NBA’s post-season party officially begins on Saturday with 4 games, including the Bulls
The Bulls enter the 2015 NBA Playoffs as the No. 3 seed in the East and, at 50-32, are tied for the ninth best record in the NBA.