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21 Jimmy Butler SG

Chicago Bulls

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
94%68%
Key Stats
GPMIN/GPPGREB/GAST/GFG %
6738.713.14.92.639.7

Player Updates

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Bulls' Jimmy Butler listed day to day with thumb sprain
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Bulls have listed guard Jimmy Butler day to day with a sprained left thumb, according to the Chicago Tribune on Monday. Butler left Sunday's preseason game with the injury. According to the paper, Butler will not require surgery.

He'll have a little more than a week to recover before Chicago opens the regular season Oct. 29 against the Knicks at Madison Square Garden.

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Bulls' Jimmy Butler knocks down game-winner in preseason game
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Jimmy Butler scored 20 points in the fourth quarter and drained a game-winning trey at the buzzer to lead the Bulls past the Hawks 85-84 in preseason action Thursday.

Butler finished the game with a team-high 29 points on 8 of 14 shooting from the floor, including 1 of 4 from downtown, and 12 of 16 from the charity stripe. He chipped in with five rebounds, one assist, two steals and two blocks while logging 31 minutes of game action.

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Improved jump shot all Jimmy Butler needs
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

Bulls guard Jimmy Butler had the breakout season many expected from him a year ago, but there were still plenty of flaws apparent in his game as he finished his third NBA season. With a better team around him, Butler just might have enough help to vault him to stardom.

Butler's jump shot abandoned him last season, especially after a toe injury forced him to miss 11 games in November and December. He was shooting 43.7 percent from the field and 38.5 percent from three-point range prior to the injury, but connected on just 39.3 percent of his shots overall and 27.1 percent from three-point range from that point on.

We can blame Butler's season-long shooting slump on the injury or his increased offensive role, but he should have neither excuse available for him this season. Butler should be healthy, and the Bulls added plenty of offensive firepower this offseason, in the form of Pau Gasol and Doug McDermott, not to mention a hopefully healthy Derrick Rose. Butler took 154 shots off the dribble last season, per Stats.NBA.com, and made just 30.7 percent of them. With a better team around him, Butler should get many more opportunities to shoot with his feet set.

Butler has the skill set to be a tremendously efficient offensive player, given how often he bullies his way to the free-throw line. Last season, Butler filled up the box score extremely well, but his poor shooting limited his Fantasy value somewhat. If a new role helps his efficiency, he could be one of the very best guards in the league in category-based formats. 

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Groin issue keeps Jimmy Butler out Team USA camp
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Bulls forward Jimmy Butler will sit out Team USA's training camp in Las Vegas because of a slightly strained groin, the team announced on Sunday.

The Bulls will likely take a cautious approach with Butler and allow him to quickly recover in the offseason, likely leaving him out of the FIBA World Cup squad for Team USA.

The 24-year-old finished last season with averages of 13.1 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 67 games. He also made the All-Defensive Second Team and finished third amongst forwards with 1.9 steals per contest.

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Jimmy Butler's shooting woes hit a new low
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

Bulls guard Jimmy Butler flopped Saturday, producing one of the worst shooting performances of his career in a 94-87 win over the Kings.

For just the second time in his three-year career, Butler attempted at least 10 field goals while making just one. He shot 1for 11 from the field while missing all four of his three-point attempts. He did go 3 for 4 from the free-throw line en route to five points, while adding five rebounds and two assists in 38 minutes of action.

Butler has been in a bit of a slump with his shot through the month of March, though he is still averaging 14.1 points per game. He is shooting just 36.7 percent from the field and 23.1 percent from three-point range in eight games this month. 

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Situational Stats
10/29/2013 vs. MIA
SituationGMINREBAPTSAVG
vs. MIA000000
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Last 7 Games
  OPP MIN PTS TREB AST TO STL BLK
04/14ORL321221120
04/16CHA481244050
04/20WAS441572030
04/22WAS53672010
04/25WAS411552210
04/27WAS381633100
04/29WAS431642010
Complete Game Log
Two Week Schedule
OCTOBER /NOVEMBER
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
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29
@NY
8:00 pm
Tickets
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31
CLE
8:00 pm
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@MIN
8:00 pm
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3
4
ORL
8:00 pm
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5
@MIL
8:00 pm
Tickets
6
7
@PHI
7:00 pm
Tickets
8
BOS
8:00 pm
Tickets
9
10
DET
8:00 pm
Tickets
Fantasy Points by Week
27

13

20

0
0
0
16

13

27

24

18

30

22

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28

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Career Shooting Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINFGFGAFG%FG3FG3AFG3%FTFTAFT%PTSAVG
2011-12Chicago42359327940.521118.2435676.81092.6
2012-13Chicago82213423951246.74010538.118723380.37058.6
2013-14Chicago67259127569339.76824028.326033876.987813.1
TOTAL1915083546128442.511035630.949062778.116928.9
More Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINREBRAVGAAAVGSTLSAVGBLKBAVGTO
2011-12Chicago42359561.3140.3110.350.114
2012-13Chicago8221343284.01151.4781.0310.462
2013-14Chicago6725913304.91752.61271.9360.5102
TOTAL19150837143.73041.62161.1720.4178
Postseason Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINFGFGAFG%FG3FG3AFG3%FTFTAFT%PTSAVG
2011-12Chicago34000.0000.0000.000.0
2012-13Chicago124905011543.5153740.5455581.816013.3
2013-14Chicago5218225738.662030.0182378.36813.6
TOTAL207127217241.9215736.8637880.822811.4
More Postseason Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINREBRAVGAAAVGSTLSAVGBLKBAVGTO
2011-12Chicago3400.000.000.000.00
2012-13Chicago12490625.2322.7151.260.516
2013-14Chicago5218265.2112.261.200.03
TOTAL20712884.4432.1211.160.319
College Career Shooting Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINFGFGAFG%FG3FG3AFG3%FTFTAFT%PTSAVG
2008-09Marquette356875510751.4040.08611276.81965.6
2009-10Marquette34116514827953.0163250.018724476.649914.7
2010-11Marquette37128218738249.0205834.518824078.358215.7
TOTAL106313439076850.8369438.346159677.3127712.0
More College Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINREBRAVGAAAVGSTLSAVGBLKBAVGTO
2008-09Marquette356871383.9260.7170.5160.517
2009-10Marquette3411652166.4682.0451.3210.639
2010-11Marquette3712822256.1862.3531.4130.454
TOTAL10631345795.51801.71151.1500.5110
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-7/220
Birthdate:
9/14/1989
Age:
25
Hometown:
Houston, TX
Team:
Chicago Bulls
School:
Marquette
NBA Experience:
3
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