By SI Wire
February 11, 2015

Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler did not practice Wednesday and is day-to-day after an MRI confirmed he has a strained shoulder, head coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters.

"Jimmy's still sore," Thibodeau said, according to the Chicago Tribune. "We'll see where he is (Thursday)." 

Butler is scheduled to play in his first career All-Star Game on Sunday and is also slated to take part in the Skills Challenge on Saturday. The Bulls' last game before the All-Star break is Thursday against the Cleveland Cavaliers

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Butler sat out the second half of Tuesday night's victory over the Sacramento Kings after re-aggravating a shoulder injury suffered Sunday in Orlando. 

Butler had five points, two rebounds and two assists in 22 minutes on Tuesday before he was injured. 


- Dan Gartland

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