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How Jimmy Butler Is Earning a Role with the Chicago Bulls in Vegas Summer League
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If you don't count yourself among Jimmy Butler's biggest fans, don't feel too bad.

He wasn't exactly a go-to guy in his rookie season with the Chicago Bulls.

But, that could all change soon enough if his Summer League performance is any indication of what he's ready to do during the regular season. The 22-year-old Marquette product has been exceptional this summer and making the most of a limited sample size against sub-par competition.

His timing couldn't be better, either.

With Kyle Korver dealt to the Atlanta Hawks, the Bulls have a job opening on the wing, and Butler could emerge as a more-than-affordable solution.

Here are a few reasons why Butler is making a name for himself in Las Vegas.

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