Bulls' Butler to miss trip with sprained big toe

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 1:35 p.m. CDT
(AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle/Fernando Salazar)
Chicago's Jimmy Butler comes up with a rebound against Oklahoma City's Kendrick Perkins in the first quarter during their preseason game at the Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita, Ks., Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Chicago won 104-95.

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls say guard Jimmy Butler is week to week because of a sprained right big toe and will not accompany them on their six-game road trip.

Butler was injured in Monday's win over Charlotte. He is averaging 11.2 points and 4.8 rebounds.

The Bulls have won five straight after a 1-3 start. They open the trip at Denver on Thursday, followed by games at Portland, the Los Angeles Clippers, Utah, Detroit and Cleveland before hosting New Orleans on Dec. 2.

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