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Bulls exercise options of Butler, Teague

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Bulls exercise options of Butler, Teague

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Miami Heat's Chris Bosh (1) tries to drive between Chicago Bulls' Joakim Noah (13) and Jimmy Butler (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls exercised 2014-15 contract options Wednesday on guard/forward Jimmy Butler and guard Marquis Teague.

The Bulls exercised the fourth-year option for Butler and third-year option on Teague.

Butler had 20 points, five steals, three rebounds and three assists Tuesday night in Chicago's season-opening loss to Miami. He averaged 8.6 points and 4.0 rebounds in 82 games last season.

Teague averaged 2.1 pints in 48 games last season.

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