Jimmy Butler meets Derrick Rose

Updated: June 27, 2011, 6:04 PM ET
By Nick Friedell | ESPNChicago.com

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Chicago Bulls rookie Jimmy Butler says he's heard from a few of his new teammates, but there is one text that stood out from the others.

The one that came from the NBA's MVP, his new teammate, Bulls point guard Derrick Rose.

"He actually texted me when I was in the Houston airport getting ready to come here," Butler said during his introductory news conference on Monday afternoon at the Berto Center. "And he said, 'Congratulations. Welcome. Maybe come ...

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