Bulls finally found the man most like Jordan
In January, Jimmy – Butler played one of the best performance in a single month on the Bulls history.
In early January, Butler’s game against the Raptors scored 40 points in the second half and broke the record held by Michael Jordan. Eventually, Butler in January of 16 games, averaging 24.9 points, 5.8 rebounds and 5.4 assists.
According to ESPN’s statistics show that the history of the Bulls, another in a single month (at least 15 games played) averaging at least 24 points, five rebounds and five assists a player is Michael Jordan, he had to do 12 times.
Jordan’s recent performance in a single month has Zhefan have to go back in December 1992, the month the “night” field H at 30.9 points, 8.1 rebounds and 6.7 assists. That season, Jordan averaged data is 30.1 points, 6.4 rebounds and 6.1 assists.
Since the beginning of January this year, the first three games Butler averaged more than 32 points, and has been in the Jan. 15 game with the 76ers in a career-high 53 points.
January, Butler played a total of five times two pairs, and brush out the highest single-game career rebounds (14, January 23 against the Celtics), and the highest assists (10, 6 January for the Bucks, January 8 against the Celtics and the Lakers on Jan. 29).
Butler played in January despite the historical level of performance, but the Bulls made only in the month 8-8, is currently behind in the eastern third.