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The Top 10 NBA Duos Of The 2015-2016 NBA Season

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There are a number of dynamic duos that play in the NBA right now. Every so often fans get to see one of these duos pull off a Sportscenter Top Ten Play when they connect for a scintillating play or simply stuff the stat sheet. On that note, Cavs Nation zeroed in on the NBA’s top one-two punches, focusing on both parts of the tandem and laying out expectations for next season.

10. Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler, Chicago Bulls

Last year, Derrick Rose showed glimpses of his not-so-old MVP form. He averaged a modest, based on his standards, 17.7 points, 4.9 assists, and 3.2 rebounds per game for Chicago. He proved his doubters wrong as displayed to everyone the elite version of Derrick Rose from time to time. Rose also gave the Cleveland Cavaliers absolute fits in the playoffs and it was topped by his game-winning three to give the Bulls a 2-1 series lead before losing the series 4 games to 2 to the Cavaliers.

Jimmy Butler had a breakout season last year by averaging 20 points along, 5.8 rebounds, and 3.3 assists per contest. One of the best lockdown defenders in the league, Butler earned himself a huge five-year $95 million dollar contract with his breakout play. The Chicago Bulls shooting guard was also named Most Improved Player last season.

The Bulls have a lot of money tied up in these two stars. With a clean bill of health, fans can expect Rose and Butler’s solid efforts to rise next season. Things are looking good for the Windy City as they are once again being primed to go deep in the playoffs as one of the East’s top teams.

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