NBA

#23
Jimmy Butler
PPG RPG APG
15.8 5.3 4.7
Team: MinnesotaHeight: 6-8 Born: 9/14/1989
Position: G-FWeight: 236 Birthplace: Houston, Texas
College: MarquetteDraft: 1st Round 30th pick by Bulls (2011)


Latest News
Nov. 16 7:19 AM PT8:19 AM MT9:19 AM CT10:19 AM ET15:19 GMT23:19 8:19 AM MST10:19 AM EST19:19 UAE16:1910:19 ET9:19 AM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored six points Wednesday on 2-of-13 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the San Antonio Spurs 98-86. Butler pulled down five rebounds and dished out five assists, tallying a plus-minus of +6 in his 32:59 on the floor. He added one block and three steals.
Analysis: After a pair of 20-point games in which he got to the free-throw line a combined 26 times, Butler took just two free throws. He's now shooting under 40 percent from the field this season.
Nov. 14 8:57 AM PT9:57 AM MT10:57 AM CT11:57 AM ET16:57 GMT0:57 9:57 AM MST11:57 AM EST20:57 UAE17:5711:57 ET10:57 AM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 21 points Monday on 6-of-12 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Utah Jazz 109-98. Butler pulled down four rebounds and dished out 10 assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +11 in his 38:38 of playing time. He added one block and two steals.
Analysis: The most encouraging sign for Butler is that he's been to the free-throw line 26 times in the last two games. He'd only been to the stripe 36 times in his first nine.
Nov. 12 10:40 PM PT11:40 PM MT12:40 AM CT1:40 AM ET6:40 GMT14:40 11:40 PM MST1:40 AM EST10:40 UAE07:401:40 ET12:40 AM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 25 points Saturday on 5-of-17 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Phoenix Suns 118-110. Butler pulled down seven rebounds and had five assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -9 in his 40:28 on the floor. He added one block and one steal. Butler went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Butler matched a season high scoring total by going 14 of 16 from the foul line, an area he rarely visited while averaging a disappointing 9.3 points over his previous three games. Though he hasn't been as reliable as years past, Minnesota's marquee offseason addition is still delivering starter-worthy fantasy numbers with his new team.
Nov. 9 10:27 PM PT11:27 PM MT12:27 AM CT1:27 AM ET6:27 GMT14:27 11:27 PM MST1:27 AM EST10:27 UAE07:271:27 ET12:27 AM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 11 points Wednesday, going 5 of 12 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Golden State Warriors 125-101. Butler grabbed three rebounds and dished out five assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -16 in his 31:28 on the floor. He added two steals. Butler went 1 of 2 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Butler continues to be among the biggest early-season fantasy disappointments, especially during a three-game stretch in which he's averaging a pedestrian 9.3 points. The three-time All-Star is still making steady contributions in the rebounding, assist and steal departments, so owners will just need to adapt to his reduced scoring totals.
Nov. 6 10:00 PM PT11:00 PM MT12:00 AM CT1:00 AM ET6:00 GMT14:00 11:00 PM MST1:00 AM EST10:00 UAE07:001:00 ET12:00 AM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 13 points Sunday on 4-of-6 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Charlotte Hornets 112-94. Butler grabbed six rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +12 in his 30:24 on the floor. He added one steal. Butler went 2 of 2 from behind the arc.
Nov. 5 10:13 PM PT11:13 PM MT12:13 AM CT1:13 AM ET6:13 GMT14:13 11:13 PM MST1:13 AM EST10:13 UAE07:131:13 ET12:13 AM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored four points Saturday on 1-of-7 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Dallas Mavericks 112-99. Butler grabbed five rebounds and dished out seven assists, tallying a plus-minus of +13 in his 33:36 on the floor.
Analysis: Butler seemed to have broken out of his early-season slump by averaging 21.3 points over his previous three games, but Saturday's performance suggests that might be premature. He's still averaging starter-worthy numbers of 15.4 points, 5.1 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.7 steals per game even if he can't buy a 3-point bucket at the moment.
Nov. 2 6:29 AM PT7:29 AM MT8:29 AM CT9:29 AM ET13:29 GMT21:29 6:29 AM MST8:29 AM EST17:29 UAE14:299:29 ET7:29 AM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 23 points Wednesday, going 8 of 18 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the New Orleans Pelicans 104-98. Butler grabbed four rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -8 in his 33:15 of playing time. He tacked on three steals.
Analysis: Butler is starting to get it going despite struggling from 3-point range. He's averaged 21.3 points and gotten to the free-throw line 28 times in Minnesota's three straight wins.
Oct. 30 8:26 PM PT9:26 PM MT10:26 PM CT11:26 PM ET3:26 GMT11:26 8:26 PM MST10:26 PM EST7:26 UAE (+1)04:2623:26 ET9:26 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 16 points Monday on 5-of-13 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Miami Heat 125-122 in overtime. Butler grabbed five rebounds and dished out three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +5 in his 39:30 on the floor. He added three steals. Butler went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
Oct. 27 7:28 PM PT8:28 PM MT9:28 PM CT10:28 PM ET2:28 GMT10:28 7:28 PM MST9:28 PM EST6:28 UAE (+1)04:2822:28 ET9:28 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 25 points Friday on 7-of-10 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 119-116. Butler pulled down five rebounds and had seven assists, tallying a plus-minus of +11 in his 38:11 of playing time.
Analysis: Butler returned after missing two games with an upper-respiratory infection and looked very good. He scored a season-high 25 points after totaling 28 in his two previous games and went to the line 13 times after he had three combined attempts in the first three contests. The 20-plus point performances should become common now for Butler.
Oct. 24 4:06 PM PT5:06 PM MT6:06 PM CT7:06 PM ET23:06 GMT7:06 4:06 PM MST6:06 PM EST3:06 UAE (+1)01:0619:06 ET6:06 PM CTNaN:� - According to the Norman Transcript, Butler will play Friday against the Thunder after missing the past two contests due to illness.
Analysis: Shabazz Muhammad had been taking his place in the starting five, and the Timberwolves have been struggling without their star shooting guard - particularly on defense.
Oct. 22 7:02 PM PT8:02 PM MT9:02 PM CT10:02 PM ET2:02 GMT10:02 7:02 PM MST9:02 PM EST6:02 UAE (+1)04:0222:02 ET9:02 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 15 points Sunday, going 7 of 17 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-113. Butler grabbed six rebounds and dished out six assists, tallying a plus-minus of +10 in his 39:09 on the floor. Butler went 1 of 4 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Butler is shooting just 39.5 percent (17 for 43) in the first three games while averaging 13.3 points. He scored a career-high 23.9 points and shot 45.5 percent with the Bulls last season.
Oct. 20 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET3:36 GMT11:36 8:36 PM MST10:36 PM EST7:36 UAE (+1)05:3623:36 ET10:36 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 13 points Friday on 5-of-14 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Utah Jazz 100-97. Butler grabbed seven rebounds and had three assists, tallying a plus-minus of -2 in his 38:35 of playing time. He added five steals.
Analysis: The five thefts helped salvage an otherwise ordinary stat line for Butler, who's opened his Timberwolves' tenure by recording a rather modest 25 points on 10-of-26 shooting through two games. While he'll surely remain a multi-category fantasy contributor, the former Bull may be hard-pressed to duplicate last season's 23.9 points per game with Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns as new teammates.
Oct. 19 6:23 AM PT7:23 AM MT8:23 AM CT9:23 AM ET13:23 GMT21:23 6:23 AM MST8:23 AM EST17:23 UAE15:239:23 ET8:23 AM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 12 points Wednesday on 5-of-12 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the San Antonio Spurs 107-99. Butler grabbed four rebounds and dished out three assists, tallying a plus-minus of -19 in his 35:26 on the floor. He tacked on one steal. Butler went 2 of 3 from 3-point range.
Analysis: This wasn't exactly the debut that Butler wanted with the Wolves, but it'll take some time before he and his teammates are totally on the same page.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
11-12 Chi 42 8.5 2.6 1.3 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.3 .405 .182 .768
12-13 Chi 82 26.0 8.6 4.0 1.4 1.0 0.4 0.8 .467 .381 .803
13-14 Chi 67 38.7 13.1 4.9 2.6 1.9 0.5 1.5 .397 .283 .769
14-15 Chi 65 38.7 20.0 5.8 3.3 1.8 0.6 1.4 .462 .378 .834
15-16 Chi 67 36.9 20.9 5.3 4.8 1.6 0.6 2.0 .454 .312 .832
16-17 Chi 76 37.0 23.9 6.2 5.5 1.9 0.4 2.1 .455 .367 .865
17-18 Min 13 36.1 15.8 5.3 4.7 1.8 0.2 2.2 .400 .344 .879
Career 412 32.4 15.6 4.8 3.2 1.5 0.5 1.4 .446 .338 .830

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
11-12 Chi  42 359 32 79 2 11 43 56 23 56 14 11 5 14 109
12-13 Chi  82 2134 239 512 40 105 187 233 136 328 115 78 31 62 705
13-14 Chi  67 2591 275 693 68 240 260 338 87 330 175 127 36 102 878
14-15 Chi  65 2513 421 912 73 193 386 463 114 379 212 114 36 93 1301
15-16 Chi  67 2474 470 1035 64 205 395 475 79 358 321 110 43 132 1399
16-17 Chi  76 2809 570 1252 91 248 585 676 129 470 417 143 32 159 1816
17-18 Min  13 469 68 170 11 32 58 66 13 69 61 23 3 28 205
Career 412 13349 2075 4653 349 1034 1914 2307 581 1990 1315 606 186 590 6413

Postseason Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
11-12 Chi 3 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
12-13 Chi 12 40.8 13.3 5.2 2.7 1.3 0.5 1.3 .435 .405 .818
13-14 Chi 5 43.6 13.6 5.2 2.2 1.2 0.0 0.6 .386 .300 .783
14-15 Chi 12 42.2 22.9 5.6 3.2 2.4 0.8 1.8 .441 .389 .819
16-17 Chi 6 39.8 22.7 7.3 4.3 1.7 0.8 2.5 .426 .261 .809
Career 38 38.3 16.8 5.2 2.8 1.6 0.5 1.4 .430 .362 .812

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
11-12 Chi  3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-13 Chi  12 490 50 115 15 37 45 55 9 62 32 15 6 16 160
13-14 Chi  5 218 22 57 6 20 18 23 6 26 11 6 0 3 68
14-15 Chi  12 506 94 213 28 72 59 72 18 67 38 29 9 21 275
16-17 Chi  6 239 46 108 6 23 38 47 9 44 26 10 5 15 136
Career 38 1457 212 493 55 152 160 197 42 199 107 60 20 55 639

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