Bulls, LaVine sinks Wolves in 1st meeting since trade

Bulls, LaVine sinks Wolves in 1st meeting since trade”

While Butler scored 38, something about the Minnesota defector's season-high 38 points.

"Everybody knows I have a lot of love for organization, this city, this fan base", Butler said.

While LaVine scored 10 points in the first half, it was uneventful compared to his show in the second.

Scoring the team's final 11 points, LaVine played like a man determined for an upset. As a team, the Timberwolves shot a sizzling 58 percent from the field and 19 of 33 from the three-point line but it still wasn't enough as LeBron James made a clutch block on Butler with just 1.3 seconds left on the clock before draining the game-winner at the buzzer.

"I think it just played out that way", LaVine said. No player found their groove during that time. This will be Butler's (and Taj Gibson's) first career game versus the team that drafted him.

Butler also thanked the Bulls organization and fans, displaying an appreciation for a almost three-minute video tribute for him and Gibson that was played during a first-quarter timeout. And after the game, Bulls executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson talked to them in the locker room.

"It's great to see the fan base come out to watch me and Taj play and compete like we were still in a Bulls uniform, cheering for us, excited when we're out on the floor", Butler said. He even acknowledged Friday, "I don't think time really heals it".

"For Zach to go out and have that type of game where he was the go-to guy the entire fourth quarter, the seven or eight minutes he was in there, that's huge for him", Hoiberg said. And he had good things to say about the Bulls. "They deserve it. The city of Chicago definitely deserves it". The four-time All-Star finished with seven rebounds and five assists.

Now the Timberwolves have a new big three with Wiggins, Towns, and Jimmy Butler. But Minnesota blew a 17-point lead in the third quarter and came up short again after losing in overtime to Cleveland on Wednesday. "I know what I've got in me, I know the hard work I put in, so we're going to keep this going".

Bulls point guard Kris Dunn is out of the NBA's concussion protocol, though he will miss at least two more games for Chicago.

But the Bulls answered out of the timeout with a driving LaVine dunk and a three from LaVine after a Minnesota miss to tie there game at 111 with 40.6 seconds left.

Like this



10 February 2018
Winter Olympics Begin In South Korea
Mike Pence , the US Vice President, who has been vocal in his criticism of North Korea in the runup to the Games, sat meters away. The Games are taking place amid tension over North Korea's nuclear programme, the BBC reports.

10 February 2018
After 12 years, Twitter finally makes a profit
The San Francisco company, which has struggled to compete for ad dollars, has also faced a string of executive departures. Combined, those two companies make up an estimated 26 percent of the worldwide digital ad market, according to eMarketer.

10 February 2018
US Ambassador to Israel Locked In Twitter War With Liberal Daily Haaretz
Friedman, an Orthodox Jew, has a number of investments in Israel and Jewish settlements on the West Bank. Friedman said on Twitter , using a Hebrew term for mourning period.

10 February 2018
Bishop 'moved on' from spat with NZ Labour
Winston Peters confirmed he arranged for his Australian counterpart to meet the Prime Minister at his Auckland home. In an about-face, Ms Bishop says she finds the New Zealand government absolutely trustworthy.

10 February 2018
Trump Wishes Former Aide Well After Accusations Of Domestic Violence
Even after the allegations surfaced publicly, sources told CNN that Kelly did not urge Porter to resign or seek to force him out. Trump also has been quizzing those around him about their opinion of Mulvaney in recent weeks, aides and associates tell CNN.

10 February 2018
Stock market slammed as Wall Street jitters persist
Those include worries about a potential rise in USA inflation or interest rates and budget disputes in Washington. Those included technology companies, banks, and retailers and travel companies and homebuilders.

10 February 2018
BB&T Corp Trims Position in CSX Co. (NASDAQ:CSX)
According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.77/share and a low EPS of $0.62/share. Black Diamond Capital Management Llc bought 14,511 shares as the company's stock declined 7.04% while stock markets rallied.

10 February 2018
Starman Now Heading To The Asteroid Belt Rather Than Going To Mars
He said there was no actual assembly done by hand, with the workers rather moving the parts between the machines. Shares of Tesla have fallen 10 percent since September, but are up 10 percent from January.

10 February 2018
Kelly urged Porter to stay despite abuse pics
It is unclear whether Kelly has actually offered his resignation or whether the president is ready to accept his resignation. But Trump is reportedly furious with Kelly over his handling of the issue. "Well we wish him well", Trump said to reporters.

10 February 2018
Ginger Zee welcomes baby boy
While waiting for her new baby to arrive, the meteorologist has been promoting her new book , "Natural Disaster: I Cover Them. Their first son, Adrian, was born in December 2015. "Adrian is very excited", she gushed on GMA .