Bulls, Butler a perfect fit

In Jimmy Butler, the Bulls found a player with the skills Tom Thibodeau covets

Updated: June 24, 2011, 1:46 AM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- On Wednesday evening, as Tom Thibodeau prepared to throw out the first pitch at the Cubs-White Sox game at U.S. Cellular Field, Bulls assistant coach Ed Pinckney was asked which players blew them away in pre-draft workouts.

Pinckney stared ahead, shrugged his shoulders and looked toward his boss, as if to say it doesn't matter how high these hopefuls jumped or how many jumpers they hit in a practice gym.

"They have to be able to play for him," he said.


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