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“Shooting is something we put at a premium,” Forman said. “We need to get as many guys as we can to space the floor because we have such a special guard in Derrick Rose.”

Forman doesn’t see a need for another major shake-up, even though the Heat figure to remain a hurdle for the Bulls in the coming years. They contained Rose in the conference finals, and without a reliable scorer at shooting guard, Chicago bowed out in five games.

For the playoffs, they shot 42.2 percent overall and 32.9 percent on 3-pointers and they weren’t much better during the regular season. Chicago ranked 19th in field-goal percentage (46.2) and 18th on 3-pointers at 36.1 percent.

Butler said he can become a guy who stretches defenses and vowed to extend the range on his jumper after going 36 of 94 over his three seasons with Marquette. He believes he can play shooting guard in the NBA.

“I will be able to play that because I don’t think you understand how much time I’m going to spend in this gym to where I can stay at this level, and I want to stay at this level for a long time,” he said. “In order to do that, I’ve got to get better at every aspect of my game _ not just shooting.”