Jimmy Butler

Basketball Player
Born Sep 14, 1989

Jimmy Butler is an American basketball player who plays for the Chicago Bulls. He was selected in the 2011 NBA Draft as the 30th and last pick in the first round by the Chicago Bulls.

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  • Nba: Struggling Cavaliers Fall To Bulls, 111 105, For Third Straight Loss
    LATimes - 8 days ago
  • Bulls Wrap Up 4 2 Trip With 105 89 Romp Over 76ers
    Chicago Times - Nov 26, 2016
  • Nba Rules Jimmy Butler Fouled Blake Griffin, Who Traveled First
    Chicago Times - Nov 21, 2016
  • Jimmy Butler, Bulls Kick Off Circus Trip With Dominating 113 88 Win In Portland
    Chicago Times - Nov 16, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jimmy Butler.


1989 Birth Born on September 14, 1989.


2006 16 Years Old As a senior and team captain in 2006–07, Butler averaged 19.9 points and 8.7 rebounds per game and was subsequently voted his team's most valuable player. … Read More
2008 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Considered a two-star recruit by, he was listed as the No. 127 junior college prospect in 2008.
2009 19 Years Old Butler moved into the starting lineup as a junior during the 2009–10 season and averaged 14.7 points and 6.4 rebounds per game, and earned All-Big East Honorable Mention honors. … Read More


2010 20 Years Old As a senior in 2010–11, he averaged 15.7 points per game and earned All-Big East Honorable Mention for the second straight year.
Butler was selected with the 30th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls.
In July 2012, Butler joined the Bulls for the 2012 NBA Summer League where he averaged 20.8 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2. assists per game.
2013 23 Years Old On October 30, 2013, the Bulls exercised their fourth-year team option on Butler's rookie scale contract, extending the contract through the 2014–15 season.
On January 15, 2014, Butler set a Bulls franchise record for minutes played in one game by logging 60 minutes in a triple overtime victory over the Orlando Magic.
2015 25 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2015, he was named an NBA All-Star. … Read More
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