The Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler is making a strong case for NBA stardom, or at least an All-Star spot.
The 25-year-old guard has emerged as a capable scorer in his fourth season in the league, leading the Bulls in points with his 21.9PPG. But what we really like about him is how he has managed to sustain the aspect of his game for which he became first known for: his gritty defense.
We got another taste of J-Butt's two-way game earlier today, when the Bulls took on fellow elite team, the Houston Rockets. Butler singlehandedly stopped Rockets' superstar James Harden's attempt to close the first quarter with a three-bomb.
Here's the emphatic butata:
Get that weak sh*t outta here, The Beard!
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