Butler, Bulls Blow Out Nets In Brooklyn (Highlights)
Oct 31, 2016; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler (21) attempts to steal the ball from Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin (7) during the first quarter at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports

Jeremy Lin and the Brooklyn Nets had their doors blown off by Jimmy Butler, Dwyane Wade, and the Chicago Bulls on Monday night.

  • Brooklyn Nets 88 (1-3)
  • Chicago Bulls 118 (3-0)
  • NBA, Final, Box Score
  • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York

It was all Chicago Bulls from jump street on Monday night. With Brook Lopez back in action — after being held back by the organization against the Milwaukee Bucks — Kenny Atkinson’s squad couldn’t muster a decent effort.

Jimmy Butler poured in 22 points while adding six rebounds and two assists. Seven Bulls players scored double-digits, one of whom was Dwyane Wade (12 points).

For Brooklyn, Bojan Bogdanovic led the way with a mere 15 points on 5-of-11 from the floor (2-4 from 3-point range). Jeremy Lin added 14 points, four assists, and four steals, one of which came in the first quarter when Wade became a little lazy with the ball:

Next up for Brooklyn will be a Wednesday date with the Detroit Pistons at the Barclays Center.

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