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42-40, 4th in Central

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Butler, on the chatter surrounding his future in Chicago: "I don't control that, man. All I can control is how hard I work every day. How bad I want to get better every day. If I end up being traded, then I do. But I'm just, everyday I wake up, I'm fortunate enough to be able to play basketball, in this league against these guys. That's the only thing I can control is how hard I work during the summer."

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Butler, on if he believes the Bulls are his team now: "I can't do this by myself. I need four other guys out there with me. We need guys coming off the bench to help us win games. All that talk about who's team it is, we need to have a team full of guys who think it's their team and help us win."

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Butler on if he was shocked to hear about the Rose deal: "A little bit. A little bit of a shock. But if you pay attention to what was going on, you would have [thought] it was bound to happen. I didn't expect that but it's here upon us now."

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Hoiberg mixes up the Lopez twins (1:06)
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Who should start for Team USA? (1:19)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Worth noting that Forman did say that Bulls think "very highly" of E'Twaun Moore. Out of all Bulls' free agents, Moore is most likely the one to re-sign but Bulls will have competition.

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Pau Gasol rated No. 10 free agent

Kevin Pelton still likes how Gasol, who will turn 36 on July 6, rebounds. It's Gasol's defensive issues that could prevent him from receiving the kind of contract offers that he'd like. NBA's 25 best free agents (Insider)

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Tre Demps, son of Pelicans GM Dell Demps, will play for the Chicago Bulls in summer league, his management firm, Priority Sports, announced. The younger Demps, an undrafted free agent, averaged 15.7 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists a game as a senior at Northwestern this past season.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Hoiberg says McDermott will practice with the Bulls' summer league team.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Forman says there will be no more changes to Hoiberg's staff. Hoiberg says Butler is in a "great frame of mind" right now.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Valentine says he's spoken to Jimmy Butler and Doug McDermott. Valentine praises Butler's game -- looking forward to playing with him.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Hoiberg said he flew to LA a couple weeks ago to meet with Jimmy Butler and several other players. Says Butler is "excited" about future.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Forman and Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg raving about Valentine's "versatility." Nobody is exactly sure where he'll fit on floor -- but they believe he will fit somewhere.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Denzel Valentine hits the podium in Chicago. Bulls GM Gar Forman says Valentine is a "winner" and a "warrior."

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Durant, Anthony lead U.S. Olympic hoops team

The United States has selected its 12-player roster, led by Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony, that will try to win the Americans' third straight men's basketball gold medal at the Olympics.

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Colangelo reflects on 2016 U.S. Olympic basketball roster

Managing director of USA basketball Jerry Colangelo joins Mike & Mike to share his thoughts on the roster constructed to represent the United States in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.

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Look for Mavs, Bulls to pursue Conley (0:55)
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Are the Knicks interested in Joakim Noah? (0:51)
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'85 Bears ended Chicago's long drought

After the 90s Bulls and the Blackhawks' current run, it's easy to forget the Windy City's lack of titles from 1964 to January of 1986. According to Bill Barnwell, that stretch is the third-worst run of misery ended by a championship, trailing Cleveland and Seattle. Sports Misery Index

Team Stats

Points Per Game101.621st
Rebounds Per Game46.33rd
Assists Per Game22.812th
Points Allowed103.116th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-164240.512
2014-155032.610
2013-144834.585
2012-134537.549
2011-125016.758

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