As a rookie last season, Chicago's Jimmy Butler did little to justify being a first-round selection. But that's no longer the case, as the second-year player with an incredible life story is starting to earn the reputation of being one of the league's up-and-coming lockdown defenders.
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Is Houston Or Dallas The Better Landing Spot?
Amin Elhassan discusses the public dialogue between Rockets general manager Daryl Morey and Mavericks owner Mark Cuban surrounding the question of whether Houston or Dallas is a more attractive landing spot for free agents.
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