|Jan. 22 8:07 PM PT9:07 PM MT10:07 PM CT11:07 PM ET4:07 GMT12:07 9:07 PM MST11:07 PM EST8:07 UAE05:0723:07 ET10:07 PM CT2:07 - Butler was 4 of 9 from the field and hit all seven of his free throws to score 17 points in Thursday's win against the Spurs.
Analysis: Butler's performance wasn't overly impressive but he is shooting 47.3 percent over his last four games. Owners hope he's out of the slump that saw him shoot 32.4 percent in his previous six.
|Jan. 9 8:39 PM PT9:39 PM MT10:39 PM CT11:39 PM ET4:39 GMT12:39 9:39 PM MST11:39 PM EST8:39 UAE05:3923:39 ET10:39 PM CT2:39 - Butler had one of his poorest showings of the season Friday. He had 10 points on 2-of-12 shooting in a road loss to Washington.
Analysis: Butler has totaled 26 points while going 7 for 25 from the field in his last two games.
|Jan. 5 4:45 PM PT5:45 PM MT6:45 PM CT7:45 PM ET0:45 GMT8:45 5:45 PM MST7:45 PM EST4:45 UAE (+1)01:4519:45 ET6:45 PM CT22:45 - Butler is back in the Chicago Bulls' lineup against the Houston Rockets after missing a game for bereavement.
Analysis: Butler was averaging 21.9 points per game. Getting him back Monday night was a big boost for the Central Division leaders as they tried for their 13th win in 15 games.
|Jan. 3 12:06 PM PT1:06 PM MT2:06 PM CT3:06 PM ET20:06 GMT4:06 1:06 PM MST3:06 PM EST0:06 UAE (+1)21:0615:06 ET2:06 PM CT18:06 - Butler will not play Saturday for the Bulls against the Boston Celtics.
Analysis: Butler is on bereavement leave. He is averaging a team-leading 21.9 points along with 6.2 rebounds and 3.3 assists this season.
|Dec. 29 8:26 PM PT9:26 PM MT10:26 PM CT11:26 PM ET4:26 GMT12:26 9:26 PM MST11:26 PM EST8:26 UAE05:2623:26 ET10:26 PM CT2:26 - Butler finished with 27 points, nine rebounds and four steals in a 92-90 win at Indiana on Monday.
Analysis: Butler has totaled 60 points, 14 boards and six steals in his last two games. He's simply a must-start every week at this point.
|Dec. 28 9:48 PM PT10:48 PM MT11:48 PM CT12:48 AM ET5:48 GMT13:48 10:48 PM MST12:48 AM EST9:48 UAE06:480:48 ET11:48 PM CT3:48 - Butler scored 33 points to lead Chicago past New Orleans on Saturday.
Analysis: Butler, scoring 22.0 points per game this season, has emerged as one of the best two-guards in the NBA.
|Dec. 23 10:30 PM PT11:30 PM MT12:30 AM CT1:30 AM ET6:30 GMT14:30 11:30 PM MST1:30 AM EST10:30 UAE07:301:30 ET12:30 AM CT4:30 - Butler stayed hot Monday with 27 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks in a win over Toronto.
Analysis: Butler is averaging 31.0 points, 8.7 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 2.3 steals and 2.0 blocks in his last three games.
|Dec. 20 9:49 PM PT10:49 PM MT11:49 PM CT12:49 AM ET5:49 GMT13:49 10:49 PM MST12:49 AM EST9:49 UAE06:490:49 ET11:49 PM CT3:49 - Butler scored 31 points and grabbed 10 boards Friday against Memphis.
Analysis: He has now topped the 30-point mark in consecutive games after previously accomplishing the feat just twice in his career.
|Dec. 3 10:41 PM PT11:41 PM MT12:41 AM CT1:41 AM ET6:41 GMT14:41 11:41 PM MST1:41 AM EST10:41 UAE07:411:41 ET12:41 AM CT4:41 - Butler scored 23 and had eight rebounds and seven assists in Tuesday's double-overtime loss to Dallas.
Analysis: Jimmy Buckets has elevated his game to the next level this season, averaging 22.0 points - 6.9 more than last season - along with a career-best 5.9 rebounds and 3.4 assists. He's already a better offensive player than many experts ever envisioned him becoming.
|Dec. 1 10:19 PM PT11:19 PM MT12:19 AM CT1:19 AM ET6:19 GMT14:19 11:19 PM MST1:19 AM EST10:19 UAE07:191:19 ET12:19 AM CT4:19 - Butler had 26 points to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 102-84 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday.
Analysis: Since scoring a season-low nine points in Portland on Nov. 21, Butler has averaged 26.3 in four games.
|Nov. 26 10:02 PM PT11:02 PM MT12:02 AM CT1:02 AM ET6:02 GMT14:02 11:02 PM MST1:02 AM EST10:02 UAE07:021:02 ET12:02 AM CT4:02 - Butler had 32 points and nine rebounds in Tuesday's loss at Denver.
Analysis: Butler is quickly becoming a fantasy monster. He's averaging 21.6 points while shooting 50.0 percent to go along with 1.6 steals per game.
|Nov. 24 7:56 PM PT8:56 PM MT9:56 PM CT10:56 PM ET3:56 GMT11:56 8:56 PM MST10:56 PM EST7:56 UAE (+1)04:5622:56 ET9:56 PM CT1:56 - Butler scored 25 points to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 97-95 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday night.
Analysis: Butler is sizzling with a season average of 20.8 points and is proving there is more to the Bulls than the oft-injured Derrick Rose.
|Nov. 18 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET5:15 GMT13:15 10:15 PM MST12:15 AM EST9:15 UAE06:150:15 ET11:15 PM CT3:15 - Butler led six players in double figures with 22 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-89 Monday night to improve to 6-0 on the road for the first time since 1996-97.
Analysis: Butler was coming off a career-high 32-points in a loss to Indiana and had eight assists and six rebounds. He missed 11 of 17 shots but that did not deter him in front of a star-studded crowd that included Billy Crystal, Penny Marshall and Rev. Jesse Jackson in attendance.
|Nov. 5 9:38 PM PT10:38 PM MT11:38 PM CT12:38 AM ET5:38 GMT13:38 10:38 PM MST12:38 AM EST9:38 UAE06:380:38 ET11:38 PM CT3:38 - Butler had 21 points and nine rebounds in Tuesday's 98-90 win over Orlando.
Analysis: Butler is averaging 22.5 points through his first two games, though both came with Derrick Rose on the sidelines. Butler's scoring could take a dip when the former NBA MVP returns.
|Nov. 2 9:29 PM PT10:29 PM MT11:29 PM CT12:29 AM ET5:29 GMT13:29 10:29 PM MST12:29 AM EST9:29 UAE06:290:29 ET11:29 PM CT3:29 - Butler knocked down two free throws with 0.2 seconds left in Saturday's 106-105 victory over Minnesota.
Analysis: Butler finished with 24 points on 6-of-12 shooting in his season debut after missing the first two games with a thumb injury. He should continue to be a strong fantasy play going forward.
|Oct. 31 4:20 PM PT5:20 PM MT6:20 PM CT7:20 PM ET23:20 GMT7:20 4:20 PM MST6:20 PM EST3:20 UAE (+1)00:2019:20 ET5:20 PM CT21:20 - Butler made a surprising return to the starting lineup Saturday after missing the first two games with a sprained left thumb.
Analysis: Owners should make sure to activate Butler in fantasy.
|Oct. 30 9:49 PM PT10:49 PM MT11:49 PM CT12:49 AM ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST8:49 UAE05:490:49 ET10:49 PM CT2:49 - Butler missed Wednesday's opener with a sprained left thumb.
Analysis: It's unclear when Butler will be able to return.