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23 Jimmy Butler F

Minnesota Timberwolves

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100%91%
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7637.023.96.25.545.5

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Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler: Struggles offensively, excels defensively
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Butler accumulated 13 points (5-14 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 3-3 FT), seven rebounds, five steals and three assists across 39 minutes during Friday's 100-97 win over the Jazz.

Butler, through two games with his new team, has collected just 25 points -- less than two points shy of what he averaged on a per game basis last year (23.9). There will probably be an adjustment period for all the high-level talent now on the team, so fantasy owners certainly shouldn't cut and run. The five steals are encouraging, however, as he averaged an impressive 1.9 per game last year.

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Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler: 12 points in season debut with Wolves
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Butler posted 12 points (5-12 FG, 2-3 3Pt), four rebounds, three assists and one steal across 35 minutes in Wednesday's 107-99 loss to the Spurs.

Butler has made the move to the Timberwolves from the Bulls, where his playoff aspirations may improve, but his opportunities to produce may very well decline with better playmakers around him. That fact was evident on Wednesday night as Butler found himself in a situation he isn't used to - as a team's primary offensive threat. It's also a brand new environment for the Wolves, who also added Jeff Teague and Taj Gibson to round out their starting lineup alongside Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns. Now that the regular season is underway and the first unit is on the floor, there will likely be a short period of adjustment as coach Tom Thibodeau finds ways to best utilize Butler moving forward. While his stat lines may be a bit lighter at present, the team upgrade gives him some upside.

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Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler: Impresses with all-around effort Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Butler notched 15 points (3-6 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 9-10 FT), five rebounds, six assists, two steals and one turnover across 29 minutes during Sunday's preseason loss to the Warriors.

Butler made a living at the free-throw line Sunday, with nine of his 15 total points coming as freebies. After a final season in Chicago where he was the main playmaker, Butler's offensive responsibilities will likely decline a bit with Minnesota, though he'll still bring a much-needed defensive presence and should be a solid fantasy pick due to his ability to contribute in multiple categories. It also certainly doesn't hurt that he's playing for coach Tom Thibodeau, who is known for playing his starters big minutes on most nights.

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Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler: Plays 26 minutes in China
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Butler collected 16 points (4-6 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 8-9 FT), five rebounds and four assists across 26 minutes in Wednesday's preseason game against the Warriors.

Butler seems to be ramping things up after only playing 12 minutes Saturday in his first game for Minnesota, albeit an exhibition game. Now that the 28-year-old has reunited with coach Tom Thibodeau, expect him to be given heavy minutes during the regular season, considering Butler averaged 38.7 minutes in their last two seasons together in Chicago.

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Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler: Plays 12 minutes in T-Wolves debut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Butler started at small forward and scored ten points with three rebounds and two assists in 12 minutes in Saturday's preseason win over the Lakers.

Butler played just the first quarter in his Minnesota debut, but he's set to get significant minutes and it looks like he'll play small forward with Andrew Wiggins starting at shooting guard, at least if the first preseason game is any indication.

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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
2014-15Chicago65251342191246.27319337.838646383.4130120.0
2015-16Chicago672474470103545.46420531.239547583.2139920.9
2016-17Chicago762809570125245.59124836.758567686.5181623.9
2017-18Minnesota13551241.72366.7000.01212.0
TOTAL400129152012449544.8340100533.81856224182.8622015.6
More Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINREBRAVGAAAVGSTLSAVGBLKBAVGTO
2011-12Chicago42359561.3140.3110.350.114
2012-13Chicago8221343284.01151.4781.0310.462
2013-14Chicago6725913304.91752.61271.9360.5102
2014-15Chicago6525133795.82123.31141.8360.693
2015-16Chicago6724743585.33214.81101.6430.6132
2016-17Chicago7628094706.24175.51431.9320.4159
2017-18Minnesota13544.033.011.000.03
TOTAL4001291519254.812573.15841.51830.5565
Postseason Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINFGFGAFG%FG3FG3AFG3%FTFTAFT%PTSAVG
2011-12Chicago34000.0000.0000.000.0
2012-13Chicago124905011543.5153740.5455581.816013.3
2013-14Chicago5218225738.662030.0182378.36813.6
2014-15Chicago125069421344.1287238.9597281.927522.9
2016-17Chicago62394610842.662326.1384780.913622.7
TOTAL38145721249343.05515236.216019781.263916.8
More Postseason Stats
SeasonTEAMGMINREBRAVGAAAVGSTLSAVGBLKBAVGTO
2011-12Chicago3400.000.000.000.00
2012-13Chicago12490625.2322.7151.260.516
2013-14Chicago5218265.2112.261.200.03
2014-15Chicago12506675.6383.2292.490.821
2016-17Chicago6239447.3264.3101.750.815
TOTAL3814571995.21072.8601.6200.555
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:
6-8/236
Birthdate:
9/14/1989
Age:
28
Hometown:
Houston, TX, USA
Team:
Minnesota Timberwolves
School:
Marquette
NBA Experience:
6