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Jimmy Butler
PPG RPG APG
25.4 6.7 4.1
Team: ChicagoHeight: 6-7 Born: 9/14/1989
Position: G-FWeight: 231 Birthplace: Houston, Texas
College: MarquetteDraft: 1st Round 30th pick by Bulls (2011)


Latest News
Dec. 8 8:24 PM PT9:24 PM MT10:24 PM CT11:24 PM ET4:24 GMT12:24 9:24 PM MST11:24 PM EST8:24 UAE05:2423:24 ET10:24 PM CTNaN:� - Butler was held to 13 points - all in the second half - in Thursday's win over the Spurs, ending his 15-game streak of 20-plus point games. That run was the longest by a Bulls player since Michael Jordan did it in 24 straight during the 1995-96 season.
Analysis: Butler shot 4 of 14 and 1 of 3 from 3-point range. He's 4 for 23 (17.4 percent) from downtown in his last six games, but has averaged 7.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists in that span.
Dec. 6 8:49 PM PT9:49 PM MT10:49 PM CT11:49 PM ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST8:49 UAE05:4923:49 ET10:49 PM CTNaN:� - Butler had 32 points Tuesday against Detroit.
Analysis: Butler has averaged 29.1 points in the last eight games.
Dec. 5 7:32 PM PT8:32 PM MT9:32 PM CT10:32 PM ET3:32 GMT11:32 8:32 PM MST10:32 PM EST7:32 UAE (+1)04:3222:32 ET9:32 PM CTNaN:� - Butler scored 20 or more points for the 14th straight game, netting 26 in Monday's loss to Portland. He also had seven rebounds, five assists and two blocks.
Analysis: The All-Star guard has been particularly prolific of late, averaging 28.7 points, 6.7 rebounds and 4.4 assists over his last seven games. He's just 6 for 23 from 3-point range in that span.
Dec. 4 9:20 PM PT10:20 PM MT11:20 PM CT12:20 AM ET5:20 GMT13:20 10:20 PM MST12:20 AM EST9:20 UAE06:200:20 ET11:20 PM CTNaN:� - Butler continued his recent scoring binge with 26 points and nine rebounds in the Bulls' 107-82 loss at Dallas on Saturday.
Analysis: The Bulls may be an erratic team, but Butler has been ultra-consistent. He's now logged 20 or more points in 13 consecutive games. The All-Star guard has been particularly prolific of late, averaging 29.2 points, 6.7 rebounds and 4.3 assists over his last six outings.
Nov. 30 7:52 PM PT8:52 PM MT9:52 PM CT10:52 PM ET3:52 GMT11:52 8:52 PM MST10:52 PM EST7:52 UAE (+1)04:5222:52 ET9:52 PM CTNaN:� - Butler scored 22 points but had a dismal shooting performance with 4 of 18 Wednesday in a loss to the Lakers.
Analysis: Butler has scored 20 or more points in his last 11 games, setting a career high. His previous best was six in a row. Butler's 4 of 18 likely isn't a sign of things to come since he entered the day 35 of 58 (60.3 percent) in his three previous games. Expect him to bounce back Friday against the Cavs.
Nov. 25 6:19 PM PT7:19 PM MT8:19 PM CT9:19 PM ET2:19 GMT10:19 7:19 PM MST9:19 PM EST6:19 UAE (+1)03:1921:19 ET8:19 PM CTNaN:� - Butler had 26 points Friday despite sitting out the fourth quarter of the Bulls' rout of the 76ers.
Analysis: Butler has had at least 20 points in 10 straight games and is averaging 29.6 in his last seven along with 8.1 rebounds and 4.6 assists.
Nov. 23 10:10 PM PT11:10 PM MT12:10 AM CT1:10 AM ET6:10 GMT14:10 11:10 PM MST1:10 AM EST10:10 UAE07:101:10 ET12:10 AM CTNaN:� - Butler followed Sunday's 40-point game against the Lakers with 35 points, eight rebounds and five assists in Tuesday's loss at Denver.
Analysis: Butler has had at least 20 points in nine straight games and is averaging 30.2 in his last six along with 8.8 rebounds.
Nov. 20 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 CTNaN:� - Butler had 22 points and six rebounds, but shot just 5 for 18 from the field in Saturday's 102-95 loss to the Clippers.
Analysis: Butler has struggled with his shot in the last two games, going a combined 12 for 37 from the field. However, he has seven straight 20-point games, the most since Derrick Rose also had seven straight in the 2010-11 season.
Nov. 20 8:27 PM PT9:27 PM MT10:27 PM CT11:27 PM ET4:27 GMT12:27 9:27 PM MST11:27 PM EST8:27 UAE05:2723:27 ET10:27 PM CTNaN:� - With Dwyane Wade taking the night off, Butler carried the visiting Bulls to a 118-110 victory over the Lakers. The star guard stepped up with 40 points on 14-of-23 shooting, including 12 points in the third quarter to help Chicago take charge.
Analysis: Butler also finished with seven rebounds and six assists and knocked down 12 of 14 from the free-throw line.
Nov. 18 9:09 PM PT10:09 PM MT11:09 PM CT12:09 AM ET5:09 GMT13:09 10:09 PM MST12:09 AM EST9:09 UAE06:090:09 ET11:09 PM CTNaN:� - Butler led the way with 20 points, 12 rebounds and two steals in Thursday's 85-77 win at Utah.
Analysis: Butler has averaged 26 points over his last four games - all Chicago victories. He's also totaled 24 rebounds in his last two.
Nov. 15 8:43 PM PT9:43 PM MT10:43 PM CT11:43 PM ET4:43 GMT12:43 9:43 PM MST11:43 PM EST8:43 UAE05:4323:43 ET10:43 PM CTNaN:� - Butler had another excellent game with 27 points on 9-of-16 shooting with a season-high 12 rebounds and five assists in a win at Portland on Tuesday.
Analysis: In his last four games, Butler has averaged 30.8 points on 51.4 percent shooting with 7.0 boards and 6.5 assists. He's also 7 for 15 from 3-point range and 40 of 44 from the foul line in that span.
Nov. 12 7:18 PM PT8:18 PM MT9:18 PM CT10:18 PM ET3:18 GMT11:18 8:18 PM MST10:18 PM EST7:18 UAE (+1)04:1822:18 ET9:18 PM CTNaN:� - Butler scored 37 points - two shy of his season high - Saturday in a win over Washington.
Analysis: Butler hit all 14 free throws, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out a season-high nine assists. He's averaged 32.0 points on 29 of 58 from the field in his last three games, while adding 5.3 rebounds and 7.0 assists. Butler is clearly on his way to another All-Star selection.
Nov. 9 6:16 PM PT7:16 PM MT8:16 PM CT9:16 PM ET2:16 GMT10:16 7:16 PM MST9:16 PM EST6:16 UAE (+1)03:1621:16 ET8:16 PM CTNaN:� - Butler had 39 points, seven assists and six steals, but it wasn't enough in Wednesday's loss to the Hawks. He also knocked down four 3-pointers.
Analysis: Butler is off to a strong start, particularly from beyond the arc. He's 14 for 32 so far after shooting just 31.2 percent last season.
Nov. 7 6:36 PM PT7:36 PM MT8:36 PM CT9:36 PM ET2:36 GMT10:36 7:36 PM MST9:36 PM EST6:36 UAE (+1)03:3621:36 ET8:36 PM CTNaN:� - Butler didn't need to have a huge scoring game Monday in an easy win over Orlando, finishing with 20 points on 5 of 13 from the field with a season-best seven assists, five rebounds and four steals.
Analysis: Butler is certainly capable of putting up 25 points on a consistent basis, but his contributions elsewhere is what will take him to the next level. His seven assists came after he had two in each of the previous four games, while his four steals came after he tallied that many in his first six contests.
Nov. 4 7:49 PM PT8:49 PM MT9:49 PM CT10:49 PM ET2:49 GMT10:49 7:49 PM MST9:49 PM EST6:49 UAE (+1)03:4922:49 ET8:49 PM CTNaN:� - Butler scored over 20 points for the third consecutive game with 26 on 7 of 15 from the field Friday in a loss to the Knicks.
Analysis: It's no cause for concern, but Butler is 15 for 36 in his last two games (41.7 percent) after going 18 for 36 (50.0) in the first three. He has made 28 of 29 free throws the past four games.
Nov. 3 6:44 AM PT7:44 AM MT8:44 AM CT9:44 AM ET13:44 GMT21:44 6:44 AM MST8:44 AM EST17:44 UAE14:449:44 ET7:44 AM CTNaN:� - Butler had 23 points Wednesday.
Analysis: He's averaging 21.3 points and has turned the ball over just three times.
Oct. 31 6:42 PM PT7:42 PM MT8:42 PM CT9:42 PM ET1:42 GMT9:42 6:42 PM MST8:42 PM EST5:42 UAE (+1)02:4221:42 ET7:42 PM CTNaN:� - Butler had 22 points in 27 minutes Monday.
Analysis: He's averaging 20.7 points and 6.0 rebounds while shooting 50 percent (18 for 36) in the first three games. Butler has made 6 of 11 3-pointers and turned the ball over just once on the young season.
Oct. 27 7:54 PM PT8:54 PM MT9:54 PM CT10:54 PM ET2:54 GMT10:54 7:54 PM MST9:54 PM EST6:54 UAE (+1)04:5422:54 ET9:54 PM CTNaN:� - Butler had a big opener with 24 points and seven rebounds in Thursday's win over the Celtics. He also hit four 3-pointers and had two steals.
Analysis: Butler shot just 31.2 percent from 3-point range last season, so this was a promising performance from beyond the arc.

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 22 36.3 25.4 6.7 4.1 1.6 0.4 2.1 .465 .351 .887
Career 345 31.5 14.3 4.6 2.7 1.4 0.5 1.3 .447 .330 .821

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  22 799 171 368 27 77 189 213 38 148 90 36 8 47 558
Career 345 10870 1608 3599 274 831 1460 1778 477 1599 927 476 159 450 4950

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
Career 32 38.1 15.7 4.8 2.5 1.6 0.5 1.3 .431 .380 .813

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
Career 32 1218 166 385 49 129 122 150 33 155 81 50 15 40 503

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