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Jimmy Butler: Can't let Miami Heat three-peat

The Chicago Bulls had a pretty successful season considering their star, and former NBA MVP, Derrick Rose, missed it all. The Bulls, however, are ready for 2013-14 season to start and have one goal in mind: knocking the Miami Heat of their NBA throne.

“I don’t think anybody wants to watch (the ring ceremony) on our team so we won’t pay too much attention to it,” Butler said Tuesday on “The Waddle & Silvy Show” on ESPN Chicago 1000. “They deserved it. They won a championship, definitely, but they got to deal with the Chicago Bulls for 48 minutes coming out right after that, they get their rings….”

“I think so,” Butler said when asked about the dislike between the teams. “But it’s not just us, it’s the city. That rivalry, it’s crazy. They’re the back-to-back champions and when you think three-peat, you think Chicago so we can’t let that happen.”

It is no secret that the Chicago Bulls and the Miami Heat don’t like each other. Joakim Noah and LeBron James have had mix-ups before. The Heat have also eliminated the Bulls in two of the past three playoffs. With Derrick Rose back the Bulls are looking to return the favor next spring.

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