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Jimmy Butler

28-Year-Old       Minnesota Timberwolves

2017-18 NBA Stats

PTS

16.9

REB

5.5

AST

4.3

STL

1.9

BLK

0.2

2017-18 NBA ROS Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Butler, who arguably had the best season of his career during the 2016-17 campaign with the Bulls, is now a member of the Timberwolves. He was especially dominant after the All-Star break, posting 22.8 points, 6.6 assists, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals across 37.7 minutes per ...

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HT: 6' 7"   WT: 220 lbs   DOB: 9/14/1989  College: Marquette   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #30 Overall in 2011   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jimmy Butler Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $92.33 million contract extension with the Bulls in July of 2015. Contract includes a $19.84 million player option for the 2019-20 season.

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Butler scored 26 points with three assists, two steals and three rebounds in 36 minutes in Wednesday's win over Orlando.

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Jimmy Butler NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 21 CHI 42 8.5 2.6 1.3 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.0 40.5 76.8 0.3 0.5 0.8 0.3 18.2 0.8 1.9 1.0 1.3
2012-13 22 CHI 82 26.0 8.6 4.0 1.4 1.0 0.4 0.5 46.7 80.3 0.8 1.7 2.3 1.3 38.1 2.9 6.2 2.3 2.8
2013-14 23 CHI 67 38.7 13.1 4.9 2.6 1.9 0.5 1.0 39.7 76.9 1.5 1.3 3.6 3.6 28.3 4.1 10.3 3.9 5.0
2014-15 24 CHI 65 38.7 20.0 5.8 3.3 1.8 0.6 1.1 46.2 83.4 1.4 1.8 4.1 3.0 37.8 6.5 14.0 5.9 7.1
2015-16 25 CHI 67 36.9 20.9 5.3 4.8 1.6 0.6 1.0 45.4 83.2 2.0 1.2 4.2 3.1 31.2 7.0 15.4 5.9 7.1
2016-17 26 CHI 76 37.0 23.9 6.2 5.5 1.9 0.4 1.2 45.5 86.5 2.1 1.7 4.5 3.3 36.7 7.5 16.5 7.7 8.9
2017-18 27 MIN 16 36.3 16.9 5.5 4.3 1.9 0.2 1.1 42.9 84.6 2.2 1.1 4.4 2.8 37.8 5.9 13.7 4.1 4.9
Rest Of Season Projections 28 MIN 63 37.2 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Jimmy Butler
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Jimmy Butler NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 4 37.0 21.8 7.0 2.8 2.5 0.0 2.3 50.0 71.4 2.0 1.3 5.8 4.5 50.0 8.5 17.0 2.5 3.5
Last 14 Days 7 37.1 19.9 6.1 4.4 2.3 0.4 1.4 42.7 83.3 2.0 1.7 4.4 3.4 41.7 6.7 15.7 5.0 6.0
Last 30 Days 13 35.8 17.8 5.5 4.3 1.9 0.2 1.1 43.8 84.0 2.1 1.3 4.2 2.8 38.9 5.9 13.5 4.8 5.8
Last 5 Games 5 36.2 18.6 6.6 3.2 2.6 0.2 1.8 44.4 75.0 1.8 1.2 5.4 3.8 47.4 7.2 16.2 2.4 3.2
Last 10 Games 10 35.5 16.7 5.7 4.4 1.9 0.3 1.3 42.2 85.1 2.0 1.4 4.3 3.0 43.3 5.7 13.5 4.0 4.7

 

2017-18 NBA Game Log   Jimmy Butler
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Date Opp SCORE MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Nov 22 ORL 124-118 36 26 3 3 2 0 1 10 19 3 5 3 4 1 2 1
Nov 20 @CHA 118-102 33 14 7 0 1 0 1 6 15 1 1 1 4 3 4 2
Nov 19 DET 97-100 42 26 10 4 5 0 5 10 15 4 6 2 5 1 9 1
Nov 17 @DAL 87-111 37 21 8 4 2 0 1 8 19 2 2 3 5 0 8 2
Nov 15 SAS 98-86 33 6 5 5 3 1 1 2 13 2 2 0 1 1 4 0
Nov 13 @UTA 98-109 39 21 4 10 2 1 2 6 12 9 10 0 2 2 2 0
Nov 11 @PHO 118-110 40 25 6 5 1 1 3 5 17 14 16 1 3 4 2 2
Nov 8 @GSW 125-101 31 11 3 5 2 0 1 5 12 0 0 1 2 0 3 1
Nov 5 CHA 112-94 30 13 6 1 1 0 3 4 6 3 3 2 2 2 4 1
Nov 4 DAL 112-99 34 4 5 7 0 0 2 1 7 2 2 0 2 0 5 3
Nov 1 @NOP 98-104 33 23 4 2 3 0 2 8 18 7 10 0 3 0 4 0
Oct 30 @MIA 122-125 40 16 5 3 3 0 4 5 13 5 5 1 3 1 4 5
Oct 27 OKC 119-116 38 25 5 7 0 0 1 7 10 11 13 0 0 2 3 1
Oct 25 @DET 122-101 Did Not Play
Oct 24 IND 107-130 Did Not Play
Oct 22 @OKC 113-115 39 15 6 6 0 0 1 7 17 0 0 1 4 0 6 2
Oct 20 UTA 100-97 39 13 7 3 5 0 4 5 14 3 3 0 2 0 7 1
Oct 18 @SAS 107-99 35 12 4 3 1 0 3 5 12 0 0 2 3 0 4 3
Jimmy Butler Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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True Shooting Percentage

53.5%

True Shooting % in 2017-18

In 2017-18, Jimmy Butler has a true shooting percentage of 53.5%.

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Jimmy Butler NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 21 CHI 42 36.0 10.9 5.6 1.4 1.1 0.5 0.2 40.5 76.8 1.4 2.3 3.3 1.1 18.2 3.2 7.9 4.3 5.6
2012-13 22 CHI 82 36.0 11.9 5.5 1.9 1.3 0.5 0.7 46.7 80.3 1.0 2.3 3.2 1.8 38.1 4.0 8.6 3.2 3.9
2013-14 23 CHI 67 36.0 12.2 4.6 2.4 1.8 0.5 0.9 39.7 76.9 1.4 1.2 3.4 3.3 28.3 3.8 9.6 3.6 4.7
2014-15 24 CHI 65 36.0 18.6 5.4 3.0 1.6 0.5 1.0 46.2 83.4 1.3 1.6 3.8 2.8 37.8 6.0 13.1 5.5 6.6
2015-16 25 CHI 67 36.0 20.4 5.2 4.7 1.6 0.6 0.9 45.4 83.2 1.9 1.1 4.1 3.0 31.2 6.8 15.1 5.7 6.9
2016-17 26 CHI 76 36.0 23.3 6.0 5.3 1.8 0.4 1.2 45.5 86.5 2.0 1.7 4.4 3.2 36.7 7.3 16.0 7.5 8.7
2017-18 27 MIN 16 36.0 16.8 5.5 4.2 1.9 0.2 1.1 42.9 84.6 2.2 1.1 4.4 2.8 37.8 5.8 13.6 4.1 4.8
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Jimmy Butler NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 21 CHI 42 359 109 56 14 11 5 2 40.5 76.8 14 23 33 11 18.2 32 79 43 56
2012-13 22 CHI 82 2134 705 328 115 78 31 40 46.7 80.3 62 136 192 105 38.1 239 512 187 233
2013-14 23 CHI 67 2591 878 330 175 127 36 68 39.7 76.9 102 87 243 240 28.3 275 693 260 338
2014-15 24 CHI 65 2513 1301 379 212 114 36 73 46.2 83.4 93 114 265 193 37.8 421 912 386 463
2015-16 25 CHI 67 2474 1399 358 321 110 43 64 45.4 83.2 132 79 279 205 31.2 470 1035 395 475
2016-17 26 CHI 76 2809 1816 470 417 143 32 91 45.5 86.5 159 129 341 248 36.7 570 1252 585 676
2017-18 27 MIN 16 580 271 88 68 31 3 17 42.9 84.6 35 17 71 45 37.8 94 219 66 78
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Jimmy Butler NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2011-12 21 CHI 42 8.5 52.6 41.8 10.6 10.6 1.0 2.9
2012-13 22 CHI 82 26.0 57.4 50.6 14.5 7.8 1.9 10.7
2013-14 23 CHI 67 38.7 52.2 44.6 15.6 9.1 1.7 14.1
2014-15 24 CHI 65 38.7 58.3 50.2 14.9 6.5 2.3 21.2
2015-16 25 CHI 67 36.9 56.2 48.5 18.9 7.8 2.4 21.7
2016-17 26 CHI 76 37.0 58.6 49.2 19.6 7.5 2.6 25.6
2017-18 27 MIN 16 36.3 53.5 46.8 19.1 9.8 1.9 18.1
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2017-18 Projections 28 MIN 78 37.5 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Jimmy Butler

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Jimmy Butler: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Butler scored 26 points (10-15 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 4-6 FT) while adding 10 rebounds, five steals and four assists in 42 minutes during Sunday's 100-97 loss to the Pistons.

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Butler scored 21 points with eight rebounds, four assists and two steals in 37 minutes in Friday's win at Dallas. He was 8-of-19 from the floor.

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Butler scored just six points and was just 2-of-13 from the floor, but added five assists, five rebounds and three steals in 33 minutes in Wednesday's win over the Spurs.

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Butler tallied 21 points (6-12 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 9-10 FT), 10 assists, four rebounds, two steals and one block across 38 minutes in Monday's 109-98 victory over Utah.

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Butler scored 25 points with seven rebounds and five assists, but was 5-of-17 from the field in 40 minutes in Saturday's loss at Phoenix.

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Butler said he plans to be more aggressive and increase his scoring starting Saturday against Phoenix. "Leadership isn't about scoring points, to tell you the truth," Butler told the Minneapolis Star Tribune. "But I do think I have to start scoring the ball a lot more. I think I've come too far to be as passive as I am right now.

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Butler scored 11 points with five assists and two steals, but was just 5-of-12 from the field in 31 minutes in Wednesday's loss at Golden State.

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Butler scored just four points and was just 1-of-7 from the field in 34 minutes in Saturday's win over Dallas. He added five rebounds and seven assists.

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Butler posted 23 points (8-18 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 7-10 FT), four rebounds, three steals and two assists in 33 minutes during Wednesday's 104-98 victory over the Pelicans.

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Butler registered 25 points (7-10 FG, 11-13 FT), five rebounds and seven assists across 38 minutes in Friday's 119-116 win over the Thunder.

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Butler (illness) will play Friday against the Thunder.

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Butler (illness) is expected to play in Friday's game against the Thunder, Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic reports.

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2017-18

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2016-17

Butler was named an All-Star for the second straight season in 2015-16, posting averages of 20.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.6 steals in 67 games. While the Bulls failed to qualify for the postseason, Butler solidified his standing as one of the top two-way shooting guards in the league. Butler returns as the Bulls' unquestioned top player, but significant questions loom after Chicago added a pair of veteran guards in Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo in free agency. At age 34, Wade ranked fifth in the NBA in usage rate last season, while Rondo's propensity to dominate the ball is well documented. While both players have publicly backed Butler as the team's No. 1 option, it's fair to question how three below-average jump shooters will coexist in one backcourt. Butler shot a healthy 45.4 percent from the field last season, but converted only 31.2 percent of his three-point attempts, down from 37.8 percent in 2014-15. That number will have to improve this season for Butler's scoring production to maintain, as he figures to cede a decent portion of the offensive burden to Wade and Rondo. Butler's rebounding numbers will likely be sustainable, though with the addition of Rondo, it's difficult to imagine him topping -- let alone matching -- the career-best 4.8 assists per game he averaged last season.

2015-16

Butler enters his fifth season in the NBA as an established star after an excellent 2014-15 season where he made the All-Star Team and won the NBA's Most Improved Player Award. Butler has always been known as a defensive stud, but he became a great all-around player last season as he averaged 20.0 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 1.8 steals, 0.6 blocks, and 1.1 three-pointers in 39 minutes per game. Although he played a lot of minutes, Butler was only healthy enough to play in 65 games due to an elbow injury. He also improved all of his percentages from the previous season as he shot 46 percent from the field, 83 percent from the free-throw line, and 38 percent from behind the arc. His excellent season paid off big time as he signed a five-year max contract over the summer to remain with the team. The Bulls will rely on him heavily again this year, but it's possible he sees a little less playing time under new head coach Fred Hoiberg than he did under Tom Thibodeau as Thibodeau played his starters huge minutes. Hoiberg is expected to run a more up-tempo offense this year, something that should only help Butler as he excels in the open court and at getting to the rim. When asked by Hoiberg which position he plays, Butler said he thinks of himself as a point guard, so if Rose falls prey to another injury, don't be surprised if Butler simply takes on a more prominent role handling the ball.

2014-15

Many expected Jimmy Butler to make a big leap forward last season, and while his production increased, his efficiency took a big hit in the process. Butler averaged 13.1 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.9 steals, and 0.5 blocks in 39 minutes per game while playing in 67 contests. Now entering his fourth season, he'll look to improve upon his relatively unpolished offensive skill set while continuing to take on some of the toughest defensive assignments in the NBA. Thanks in large part to the mid-season trade of Luol Deng, he saw his minutes rise dramatically last season and was constantly relied upon by coach Tom Thibodeau to grind out games. With the increase in playing time, Butler increased his output, attempting 10.3 shots per game. In turn, he saw his field goal percentage fall below the 40 percent threshold. With the return of Derrick Rose and the addition of other scorers, there will be less pressure on Butler to force the issue on the offensive end. Depth issues plagued the Bulls last season and Butler was called upon to log an incredible amount of minutes for Chicago. While Butler may still be the workhorse on the wing, Thibodeau has significantly more capable options this season, including Tony Snell and European rookie Nikola Mirotic. As long as Butler continues to struggle offensively, he remains a lower-tier fantasy option unless your format values steals.

2013-14

Many expected Jimmy Butler to make a big leap forward last season, and while his production increased, his efficiency took a big hit in the process. Butler averaged 13.1 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.9 steals, and 0.5 blocks in 39 minutes per game while playing in 67 contests. Now entering his fourth season, he'll look to improve upon his relatively unpolished offensive skill set while continuing to take on some of the toughest defensive assignments in the NBA. Thanks in large part to the mid-season trade of Luol Deng, he saw his minutes rise dramatically last season and was constantly relied upon by coach Tom Thibodeau to grind out games. With the increase in playing time, Butler increased his output, attempting 10.3 shots per game. In turn, he saw his field goal percentage fall below the 40 percent threshold. With the return of Derrick Rose and the addition of other scorers, there will be less pressure on Butler to force the issue on the offensive end. Depth issues plagued the Bulls last season and Butler was called upon to log an incredible amount of minutes for Chicago. While Butler may still be the workhorse on the wing, Thibodeau has significantly more capable options this season, including Tony Snell and European rookie Nikola Mirotic. As long as Butler continues to struggle offensively, he remains a lower-tier fantasy option unless your format values steals.

2012-13

Butler, selected 30th by the Bulls in last year's draft, saw minimal action as a rookie. He had a big Summer League campaign and is projected to take the departed Ronnie Brewer's defensive spark plug role off the bench this season. Look for him to see a major spike in playing time this year.

2011-12

Butler, selected 30th by the Bulls in this year’s draft, averaged 15.7 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.4 steals at Marquette last year. He played both forward positions in college, but his slight frame (6-8, 215) means he'll probably spend most of his time at the three in the NBA. He should spend most of this year on the bench, but an injury could clear the way for him to get some playing time.