NBA Basketball

#23
Jimmy Butler
PPG RPG APG
20.8 4.8 4.3
Team: PhiladelphiaHeight: 6-8 Born: 9/14/1989
Position: G-FWeight: 236 Birthplace: Houston, Texas
College: MarquetteDraft: 1st Round 30th pick by Bulls (2011)


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Nov. 17 6:10 PM PT7:10 PM MT8:10 PM CT9:10 PM ET2:10 GMT10:10 7:10 PM MST8:10 PM CST9:10 PM EST6:10 UAE (+1)03:1021:10 ET8:10 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 15 points Saturday on 4-of-11 shooting as the Philadelphia 76ers topped the Charlotte Hornets 122-119 in overtime. Butler grabbed three rebounds and dished out four assists, tallying a plus-minus of +3 in his 37:13 of playing time. He added two blocks and two steals. Butler went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
Nov. 16 5:53 PM PT6:53 PM MT7:53 PM CT8:53 PM ET1:53 GMT9:53 6:53 PM MST7:53 PM CST8:53 PM EST5:53 UAE (+1)02:5320:53 ET7:53 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 28 points Friday, going 12 of 15 from the field, as the Philadelphia 76ers topped the Utah Jazz 113-107. Butler pulled down three rebounds and dished out seven assists, tallying a plus-minus of +12 in his 37:30 on the floor. He tacked on two steals. Butler went 2 of 3 from behind the arc.
Nov. 14 5:45 PM PT6:45 PM MT7:45 PM CT8:45 PM ET1:45 GMT9:45 6:45 PM MST7:45 PM CST8:45 PM EST5:45 UAE (+1)02:4520:45 ET7:45 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 14 points Wednesday on 6-of-12 shooting as the Philadelphia 76ers lost to the Orlando Magic 111-106. Butler grabbed four rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -10 in his 32:55 of playing time.
Nov. 10 9:26 PM PT10:26 PM MT11:26 PM CT12:26 AM ET5:26 GMT13:26 10:26 PM MST11:26 PM CST12:26 AM EST9:26 UAE06:260:26 ET11:26 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 13 points Friday, going 3 of 12 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Sacramento Kings 121-110. Butler pulled down eight rebounds and had eight assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -6 in his 41:12 of playing time. He tacked on two steals.
Nov. 10 9:00 AM PT10:00 AM MT11:00 AM CT12:00 PM ET17:00 GMT1:00 10:00 AM MST11:00 AM CST12:00 PM EST21:00 UAE18:0012:00 ET11:00 AM CTNaN:� - The Timberwolves have agreed to trade Jimmy Butler to the Philadelphia 76ers, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe.
Analysis: This has to be good for fantasy owners as Butler was continually "resting" while waiting for Minnesota to work out a deal. He's expected to make his Sixers debut on Wednesday.
Nov. 9 10:16 AM PT11:16 AM MT12:16 PM CT1:16 PM ET18:16 GMT2:16 11:16 AM MST12:16 PM CST1:16 PM EST22:16 UAE19:1613:16 ET12:16 PM CTNaN:� - Butler will play for the Timberwolves Friday at Sacramento.
Analysis: Minnesota coach Tom Thibodeau said earlier in the day that the team was considering resting Butler for what would be the third time in six games, but the unhappy guard will give it a go. Butler has played in two straight contests and recorded a combined 44 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds.
Nov. 8 9:20 PM PT10:20 PM MT11:20 PM CT12:20 AM ET5:20 GMT13:20 10:20 PM MST11:20 PM CST12:20 AM EST9:20 UAE06:200:20 ET11:20 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 24 points Wednesday, going 9 of 18 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Los Angeles Lakers 114-110. Butler grabbed five rebounds and had five assists, tallying a plus-minus of -2 in his 43:08 of playing time. He added one block and three steals. Butler went 5 of 8 from 3-point range.
Nov. 7 10:14 AM PT11:14 AM MT12:14 PM CT1:14 PM ET18:14 GMT2:14 11:14 AM MST12:14 PM CST1:14 PM EST22:14 UAE19:1413:14 ET12:14 PM CTNaN:� - Butler (general soreness) will play Wednesday against the Lakers.
Analysis: The disgruntled guard apparently doesn't need any "precautionary rest" and will be in the lineup for a second straight game. Butler tallied 20 points, five assists and four rebounds in a season-high 39 minutes in the Timberwolves' loss to the Clippers on Monday.
Nov. 6 9:11 PM PT10:11 PM MT11:11 PM CT12:11 AM ET5:11 GMT13:11 10:11 PM MST11:11 PM CST12:11 AM EST9:11 UAE06:110:11 ET11:11 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 20 points Monday on 6-of-13 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Los Angeles Clippers 120-109. Butler pulled down four rebounds and had five assists, tallying a plus-minus of -11 in his 39:19 of playing time. He added one block and one steal.
Nov. 4 10:14 AM PT11:14 AM MT12:14 PM CT1:14 PM ET18:14 GMT2:14 11:14 AM MST12:14 PM CST1:14 PM EST22:14 UAE19:1413:14 ET12:14 PM CTNaN:� - Butler is expected to play Monday after he did not play Sunday in Portland.
Analysis: Butler was also ruled out Wednesday against the Jazz for what the team called ''precautionary rest'' after he missed training camp due to his trade request. Butler leads the Wolves with 22.3 points per game and is also averaging 5.0 rebounds, 3.6 assists and an NBA-best 2.57 steals.
Nov. 3 9:22 PM PT10:22 PM MT11:22 PM CT12:22 AM ET4:22 GMT12:22 9:22 PM MST10:22 PM CST11:22 PM EST8:22 UAE05:220:22 ET10:22 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 21 points Friday on 10-of-23 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Golden State Warriors 116-99. Butler pulled down three rebounds and dished out five assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -19 in his 35:17 on the floor. Butler struggled from behind the arc, missing all eight of his attempts.
Oct. 31 8:13 AM PT9:13 AM MT10:13 AM CT11:13 AM ET15:13 GMT23:13 8:13 AM MST9:13 AM CST10:13 AM EST19:13 UAE16:1311:13 ET9:13 AM CTNaN:� - Butler (general soreness) will play Friday at Golden State.
Analysis: Butler told reporters he needed to take Wednesday's game against Utah off because he's at an increased risk of injury after missing most of training camp due to his ongoing dispute with the Timberwolves. With Friday's showdown against the Warriors being a nationally televised game, it's possible the NBA may have stepped in to ensure that one of Minnesota's biggest stars plays.
Oct. 29 7:32 PM PT8:32 PM MT9:32 PM CT10:32 PM ET2:32 GMT10:32 7:32 PM MST8:32 PM CST9:32 PM EST6:32 UAE (+1)03:3222:32 ET8:32 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 32 points Monday on 12-of-20 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Los Angeles Lakers 124-120. Butler grabbed six rebounds and had four assists, tallying a plus-minus of +5 in his 36:38 of playing time. He added two blocks and one steal. Butler went 6 of 7 from 3-point range.
Oct. 26 9:38 AM PT10:38 AM MT11:38 AM CT12:38 PM ET16:38 GMT0:38 9:38 AM MST10:38 AM CST11:38 AM EST20:38 UAE18:3812:38 ET11:38 AM CTNaN:� - Butler (illness) will start Friday against the Bucks.
Analysis: Butler leads the Wolves with 24.8 points per game and is also averaging 5.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists and an NBA-best 3.75 steals.
Oct. 26 6:23 PM PT7:23 PM MT8:23 PM CT9:23 PM ET1:23 GMT9:23 6:23 PM MST7:23 PM CST8:23 PM EST5:23 UAE (+1)03:2321:23 ET8:23 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored four points Friday on 2-of-11 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Milwaukee Bucks 125-95. Butler grabbed five rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -23 in his 24:08 on the floor. He added one block and two steals.
Oct. 24 6:12 PM PT7:12 PM MT8:12 PM CT9:12 PM ET1:12 GMT9:12 6:12 PM MST7:12 PM CST8:12 PM EST5:12 UAE (+1)03:1221:12 ET8:12 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 23 points Wednesday on 7-of-13 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Toronto Raptors 112-105. Butler pulled down four rebounds and had five assists, tallying a plus-minus of -6 in his 37:16 on the floor. He tacked on six steals. Butler went 4 of 7 from 3-point range.
Oct. 22 6:36 PM PT7:36 PM MT8:36 PM CT9:36 PM ET1:36 GMT9:36 6:36 PM MST7:36 PM CST8:36 PM EST5:36 UAE (+1)03:3621:36 ET8:36 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 20 points Monday, going 6 of 12 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Indiana Pacers 101-91. Butler pulled down three rebounds and dished out three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +7 in his 36:35 of playing time. He added one block and one steal.
Oct. 20 11:14 AM PT12:14 PM MT1:14 PM CT2:14 PM ET18:14 GMT2:14 11:14 AM MST12:14 PM CST1:14 PM EST22:14 UAE20:1414:14 ET1:14 PM CTNaN:� - Butler (rest) will not play against the Mavericks on Saturday.
Analysis: The Timberwolves are just being cautious with Butler after he played a total of 68 minutes in the first two games. He's expected to be back in the lineup Monday against the Pacers.
Oct. 19 7:02 PM PT8:02 PM MT9:02 PM CT10:02 PM ET2:02 GMT10:02 7:02 PM MST8:02 PM CST9:02 PM EST6:02 UAE (+1)04:0222:02 ET9:02 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 33 points Friday on 10-of-12 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Cleveland Cavaliers 131-123. Butler pulled down seven rebounds and had three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -3 in his 36:05 on the floor. He added two blocks and four steals. Butler went 1 of 1 from 3-point range.
Oct. 17 7:14 PM PT8:14 PM MT9:14 PM CT10:14 PM ET2:14 GMT10:14 7:14 PM MST8:14 PM CST9:14 PM EST6:14 UAE (+1)04:1422:14 ET9:14 PM CTNaN:� - Jimmy Butler scored 23 points Wednesday, going 9 of 23 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the San Antonio Spurs 112-108. Butler pulled down seven rebounds and had three assists, tallying a plus-minus of -3 in his 31:36 of playing time. He added one block and four steals. Butler went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
Oct. 4 6:33 PM PT7:33 PM MT8:33 PM CT9:33 PM ET1:33 GMT9:33 6:33 PM MST7:33 PM CST8:33 PM EST5:33 UAE (+1)03:3321:33 ET8:33 PM CTNaN:� - After all the disruption caused by Butler's trade request that became public a week before training camp began, no deal has been made. So the four-time All-Star will be on the court facing off against the Spurs with his Timberwolves teammates on Wednesday, no matter the awkwardness and tension that might be lingering.
Analysis: Butler has only participated in four days of on-court workouts with the team, starting with his raucous appearance a week ago. Thibodeau canceled practice the following day, and Butler did not accompany the team to the preseason game on Friday because of what was officially announced as rehabilitation for his right hand that was surgically repaired in July.

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