Jimmy Butler Injury: Updates on Bulls Star’s Knee and Return

February 5th, 2016 by Adam Wells Leave a reply »

Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler sprained his left knee against the Denver Nuggets on Friday and was taken into the locker room in a wheelchair. It is unclear when he will be able to return to the lineup. 

Continue for updates. 

Butler Out vs. Timberwolves, Hornets Saturday, Feb. 6 Butler will not play against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday, per Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reported Butler is also out against the Charlotte Hornets on Monday.

Butler's MRI Results Revealed Saturday, Feb. 6 The Bulls announced an MRI showed Butler suffered a knee strain.

Butler Appears to Have Avoided Serious Injury NBA TV provided a Vine of Butler's injury:

Head coach Fred Hoiberg said Butler's knee is intact and the swingman will have an MRI on Saturday, per Goodwill. 

Butler's evolution has been critical for the Bulls. He's become the team's best player, while the performances of Derrick Rose and Taj Gibson have declined this season. 

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