Butler had 19 points (8-10 FG, 3-4 3Pt) along with three rebounds, four assists, two steals and a block over 28 minutes Tuesday against the Timberwolves. The 76ers didn't need to play any of their starts more than 28 minutes in a 149-107 route of Minnesota, but Butler was efficient with his opportunities. He shot 80.0 percent from the field and 75.0 percent from beyond the arc while posting an impressive final line. Butler will head into Thursday's matchup against Indiana averaging 21.6 points over his previous five games.
Butler scored 16 points (7-15 FG, 2-2 FT) and registered eight rebounds along with two assists across 28 minutes Sunday against the Knicks. Butler had decent success from the field (46.7 percent), but he didn't reach is season scoring average (19.5 ppg). He snag eight rebounds in a 108-105 victory. The 29-year-old should continue to see plenty of opportunities to rack up fantasy points in Philadelphia's upcoming contest against his former team, the Timberwolves, on Tuesday.
Butler (ribs) will be a game-time call for Sunday's matchup with the Knicks, Tim Bontemps of ESPN reports. Both Butler and Joel Embiid (ankle) will go through pregame warmups before the team officially makes a decision on their respective statuses. Butler is dealing with bruised ribs, which he picked up during Friday's game against the Hawks, in which he played 40 minutes and finished with 30 points, five assists, four rebounds and three steals.
Butler finished Friday's game against the Hawks with 30 points (9-19 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 12-14 FT), four rebounds, five assists and three steals across 40 minutes. Butler shot 47.4 percent from the field and got to the charity stripe with ease, attempting a season-high 14 free throws on the night. The 76ers would fall at home by a score of 123-121, however. The 29-year-old guard missed two games due to illness earlier in the month, but since returning has responded with three games of 20 points or more. He'll draw another favorable matchup Sunday in New York.
Butler finished with 20 points (8-9 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 3-6 FT), five rebounds, three assists and two steals in 27 minutes Tuesday against the Wizards. Butler caught fire in his first game back from a two-game absence due to an upper respiratory infection, making 8-of-9 shots from the field. The veteran forward has ceded touches to Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid since arriving in Philadelphia lowering his fantasy ceiling. Despite his slightly lower averages across the board compared to his time in Minnesota, Butler is still averaging a healthy 19.1 points, 4.8 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.4 threes per game this year.
Last 7 Games
|3 Year Avg||67||492||46.0||75||34.4||448||85.3||1507||22.49||2595|