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Big East players in the NBA: November 30

The first full month of the NBA season concluded with the theme which was present all month: Jimmy Butler is a star.

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Anthony Tolliver (Phoenix Suns): 3 PTS, 1 STL, 1-3 FG

Doug McDermott (Chicago Bulls): 0-1 FG


Jeff Green (Boston Celtics): 16 PTS, 2 REB, 1 BLK, 6-16 FG

Greg Monroe (Detroit Pistons): 13 PTS, 10 REB, 1 BLK, 5-12 FG


Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat): 27 PTS, 5 REB, 5 AST, 11-18 FG

Jimmy Butler (Chicago Bulls): 26 PTS, 4 REB, 5 AST, 1 STL, 7-12 FG

Wesley Matthews (Portland Trail Blazers): 23 PTS, 6 REB, 2 AST, 8-13 FG

Seton Hall

Samuel Dalembert (New York Knicks): 2 PTS, 10 REB, 1 STL, 1 BLK, 1-6 FG


Kyle Lowry (Toronto Raptors): 29 PTS, 6 REB, 9 AST, 3 STL, 10-28 FG

Line of the Night

Jimmy Butler (Chicago Bulls): 26 PTS, 4 REB, 5 AST, 1 STL, 7-12 FG

Take your pick of the Marquette guys, really. I chose Butler though because, as admitted, i'm a Bulls fan. When there's a close competition like that, i'll take the Bulls player every time. Also, Jimmy Butler was the Bulls' bestp layer in November by far, and is going to get a max contract.

Vine of the Night

We haven't had a Vine of the Night in a while. To make up for it, there are TWO today!

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>PROTIP: Even though you&#39;re all old, probably shouldn&#39;t jog on D, Nets. RT <a href="">@chicagobulls</a>: Jimmy G Buckets. <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Robert O&#39;Neill (@RobertONeill31) <a href="">November 30, 2014</a></blockquote>

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What kind of defense is this? As I mentioned in the tweet, being ancient isn't an excuse to be slow on defense, Knicks.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Five-Star Review has been updated and now includes Gabrielle Union videobombing Dwyane Wade&#10;&#10;<a href=""></a>&#10;&#10;<a href=""></a></p>&mdash; CBS Sports NBA (@CBSSportsNBA) <a href="">December 1, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Wade's reaction to this is pretty awesome. That's his wife, Gabrielle Union, hijacking his post game interview.