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Jimmy Butler

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Birthday
14, 1989
Birthplace
Tomball, TX
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Tomball, TX

About

NBA shooting guard/small forward who had his breakout year with the Chicago Bulls during the 2014-15 season, earning the NBA's Most Improved Player award. In 2017, he was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves and a year later he signed with the Philadelphia 76ers. He began playing for the Miami Heat in 2019 and he helped lead the team to the 2020 NBA Finals. 

Before Fame

He was drafted 30th overall by the Bulls in 2011 after playing four seasons at Marquette University.

Trivia

He nearly tripled his rookie season points per game total during his sophomore 2012-2013 NBA season and continued to improve as Chicago provided him with more minutes.

Family Life

His brother Jordan Leslie played football for the University of Texas, El Paso. He has a daughter named Rylee.

Associated With

He joined Derrick Rose on the Chicago Bulls in 2011.