Fred Hoiberg

No Bull: Wade, Butler, Rondo stand ground on strong comments

Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler weren't backing down after questioning the Chicago Bulls' desire. Rajon Rondo wasn't issuing any retractions for firing back at them.

There was an uneasy detente in place Friday for the three leaders of the scuffling Bulls, who are now answering questions about their ability to get along, not just why they aren't winning more.

All three were fined. None were suspended. Wade and Butler were dropped from the starting lineup Friday night against the Miami Heat, while Rondo remained in a backup role.

All this comes after a two-day stretch when some of the best action of the Bulls' season took place in front of microphones and at a...