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2017 Schedule
21-21, 3rd in Central
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Good ball movement leads to Matthews' 3-pointer (0:15)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Not a good start for Dwyane Wade on his 35th birthday. He's 3-for-10 and looks frustrated on the defensive end. Jimmy Butler is just 2-for-7. Bulls getting outworked by Mavs right now.

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D-Wade connects with Felicio on alley-oop (0:22)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

After dropping a career high 31 points on Sunday night, Doug McDermott has followed that up going 1-for-5 so far tonight. Bulls have to get consistency from McDermott if they want to start stringing more wins together.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimmy Butler gets big ovation as he is awarded a ring from USA Basketball in recognition of the gold medal he and Team USA won in Rio.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Rick Carlisle says Dirk Nowitzki is the most dedicated player he's been around in his 33 years in the NBA.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Hoiberg says it's a precautionary measure with Gibson. He is hopeful Gibson will play in Atlanta on Friday.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Fred Hoiberg says Taj Gibson has ankle soreness and will not play tonight. Paul Zipser likely starts in his place.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Fred Hoiberg says Niko Mirotic lost eight pounds battling his illness. Mirotic will play on Tuesday.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Butler says he didn't do much on Monday but he is feeling good after missing a couple games last week because of illness. He did have his last two fingers taped on his left hand after injuring his hand in Sunday's game.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimmy Butler jokes that he is going to give Dwyane Wade 35 punches for his 35th birthday. And an extra one for good measure.

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Oh no moments from the NBA (0:55)
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Bulls rise one spot in Power Rankings

Chicago lands at No. 15 this week. ESPN's Tom Haberstroh did the math, and the Bulls play like a 10-72 team without Jimmy Butler. He deserves to be All-Star starter this year. Week 13 Power Rankings

Bulls' Gibson throws one down plus the foul

Jimmy Butler dribbles down court toward the basket and passes to ball to Taj Gibson, who goes around a defender and throws down a two-handed jam while drawing a foul.

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McDermott comes up big off bench in win

Doug McDermott's 31 points and six boards on Sunday made him the first Bulls player to score 30 points and grab at least five rebounds off the bench in a win since Ben Gordon in 2007, notes the Elias Sports Bureau.

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On this date: Jordan scores 64 in loss to Shaq's Magic (1:19)
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McDermott drops career-high 31 in win over Grizzlies (1:05)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Butler wearing an ice pack around his left hand after the game. He seems in good spirits. Bulls players enjoying the fact they won their first back to back.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Hoiberg says this was Michael Cater-Williams' best game in a Bulls uniform.

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Butler splits two defenders, knocks down game winner (0:21)
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Gibson throws one down plus the foul (0:20)
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Gibson throws it down after assist from Lopez's face (0:24)
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Lopez rises up for big block (0:23)

Team Stats

Points Per Game101.523rd
Rebounds Per Game47.71st
Assists Per Game20.924th
Points Allowed101.56th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-172121.500
2015-164240.512
2014-155032.610
2013-144834.585
2012-134537.549

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