Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler after Heat Game


TEAM: Miami Heat

POSITION: Small Forward

HT/WT: 2.01 m, 104 kg

DOB: 14/9/1989 (32)

COLLEGE: Marquette

DRAFT INFO: 2011: Rd 1, Pk 30 (CHI)

STATUS: Active

EXPERIENCE: 10th Season


Career History

Miami Heat: 2019-CURRENT (3 SEASONS)

Philadelphia 76ers: 2018*-2019 (1 SEASON)

Minnesota Timberwolves: 2017-2018* (2 SEASONS)

Chicago Bulls: 2011-2017 (6 SEASONS)

Career Highlights

4xAll-NBA 3rd Team (2021, 2020, 2018, 2017)

5xAll-Defensive 2nd Team (2021, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014)

Most Improved Player (2015)

Jimmy Butler III is an American professional basketball player, currently playing for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one year of college basketball for Tyler Junior College before transferring to Marquette University, earning the nickname “Jimmy Buckets.”

Butler was born on September 14, 1989, in Houston, Texas. [3][4] When he was a child, his father abandoned the family. His mother had kicked him out of the family when he was 13 years old and living in the Houston suburb of Tomball.

The Chicago Bulls selected Butler with the 30th overall choice in the 2011 NBA draught. He was voted the NBA’s Most Improved Player in 2015. He was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves in June 2017 after six seasons with the Chicago Bulls. Butler was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers once more in November 2018. He signed with the Heat in July of this year. Butler made it to the NBA Finals in his debut season with the franchise. He topped the league in steals in 2021.

Butler is a six-time NBA All-Star, a four-time All-NBA Team selection, a five-time NBA All-Defensive Team selection, and a 2016 Olympic gold medalist.

Professional career

Chicago Bulls (2011–2017)

Early years and first All-Defensive selection (2011–2014)

Most Improved Player and first All-Star selections (2014–2016)

First All-NBA selection (2016–2017)

Minnesota Timberwolves (2017–2018)

Philadelphia 76ers (2018–2019)

Miami Heat (2019–present)

Finals appearance (2019–2020)

First-round exit (2020–2021)

Eastern Conference Finals (2021–2022)

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