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CHICAGO -- The talk of the Chicago Bulls locker room Monday night was the new Kobe Stopper, young Jimmy Butler.

Well, that and a very loud debate over the tautness of Nate Robinson’s jeans, but mostly Butler’s defensive prowess.

The second-year guard was having none of that Kobe Stopper talk.

“He had an off night,” Butler said. “He missed shots he normally makes.”

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