He was a point shy of his career high, which he got on January 14, 2016, and scored 20 points in the first half and 17 in the game's final four minutes. , Butler is a fan of country music and was featured in the music video of the country song "Light It Up" by Luke Bryan. Considered a two-star recruit by 247Sports.com, he was listed as the No.  On January 30, Butler was named to his fifth NBA All-Star Game. He then bounced between the homes of various friends, staying for a few weeks at a time before moving to another house. He moved into the starting lineup as a junior during the 2009–10 campaign to average 14.7 points and 6.4 rebounds per game, and he earned All-Big East Honorable Mention honors. His season was highlighted by two game-winning shots versus UConn and St. John's, to help Marquette finish 11-7 in the Big East and earn its fifth consecutive NCAA tournament appearance. I just need some like minded non unicorn feedback because these folks on FB are killing me. Idk I think he should do what he feels comfortable with. , In the NBA Bubble, Butler opened his own coffee shop, which he operates out of his hotel room using his French press coffee brewer, charging $20 per cup.  Eventually, Butler became only the second player in a Finals series to lead his team in points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks, joining James in 2016 . He became the first Bulls player to score 50 points since Jamal Crawford in 2004. I agree, I really hate the but she's you mom she gave birth to you so you... Only files 8MB or smaller of the following types are supported: JPEG, PNG, GIF.  On January 29, Butler was shifted to point guard and had 20 points and six assists in a 121–105 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Butler became the second player with multiple 30-point triple-doubles in the same Finals series, joining James in 2015.  The following season, he played all 82 games for the Bulls.  In Game 3 of the 2020 NBA Finals, Butler finished with 40 points, 11 rebounds, and 13 assists and became the third player in Finals history to record a 40+ point triple-double, joining LeBron James (then with Cleveland) in 2015 and Jerry West with the Lakers in 1969..  In his debut for the Timberwolves in their season opener on October 18, Butler scored 12 points in a 107–99 loss to the San Antonio Spurs.  On February 9, in his return to Chicago, Butler scored 38 points in a 114–113 loss to the Bulls. Nicknamed "Jimmy Buckets", Butler is a five-time NBA All-Star, a three-time All-NBA Team honoree and a four-time NBA All-Defensive Team honoree. , On June 22, 2017, Butler was traded, along with the rights to Justin Patton (the 16th pick in the 2017 NBA draft), to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the rights to Lauri Markkanen (the seventh pick in the 2017 NBA draft).  In Game 3 of the Timberwolves' first-round playoff series against the Rockets, Butler hit four 3-pointers among his 28 points in a 121–105 win. ", Born in Houston, Texas, Butler's father abandoned the family when he was an infant.  On December 10, Butler recorded a career-high 18 rebounds, along with 20 points and 11 assists in a 135–121 overtime win against the Atlanta Hawks. ", In a summer basketball league before his senior year at Tomball High School, he was noticed by Jordan Leslie, a freshman football and basketball player at the school, who challenged him to a three-point shooting contest. I would tell her to choke on a dick and die. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.  Two days later, he recorded his first career 20/10 game with 22 points and a career-high 14 rebounds against the New York Knicks.  He is good friends with Mark Wahlberg, whom he met while Wahlberg was filming Transformers: Age of Extinction in Chicago.  On December 27, Butler scored 12 of Minnesota's 14 points in overtime and finished with a season-high 39 to lift the Timberwolves to a 128–125 victory over the Denver Nuggets. Despite this Butler maintains a close relationship with his parents, saying, "I don't hold grudges. Butler also had 10 rebounds and six assists while making 15-of-30 field goals and 21-of-25 free throws to help the Bulls snap a three-game losing streak.  Butler missed 11 games with the knee injury, returning to action for the Bulls on March 5 against the Houston Rockets. The birth of Katlin and Jimmy’s baby girl was also reported by the Miami Heat on Twitter. Jimmy Butler NBA SuperStar and His Biological Mother. In Game 5, Butler had 35 points, 12 rebounds, 11 assists, and 5 steals to become the first player to register 35+ points, 10+ rebounds, 10+ assists and 5+ steals in a Finals game.  On January 23, he was named a Western Conference All-Star reserve. The birth of Katlin and Jimmy’s baby girl was also reported by the Miami Heat on Twitter. I agree at the end of the day he can do what he wants. He is also the second player to reach such stats in NBA playoff history after Gary Payton in 2000. After his freshman season at Tyler, where he had averaged 18.1 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game, Butler drew interest from Division I programs. 5.8m Followers, 341 Following, 631 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Jimmy Butler (@jimmybutler) We love each other. , On January 2, 2017, Butler scored 52 points in a 118–111 win over the Charlotte Hornets.  On December 9, 2019, Butler was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week after he averaged 27.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 8.5 assists per game.  In Game 1 of the 76ers' first-round playoff series against the Nets, Butler scored a game-high 36 points in a 111–102 loss. He was drafted with the 30th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls.  He appeared in 10 of the Timberwolves' first 13 games before being traded in early November.  On April 6, 2017, he recorded his fourth career triple-double with 19 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in a 102–90 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Before the 2011 draft, one NBA general manager said about Butler, "His story is one of the most remarkable I've seen in all my years of basketball. 127 junior college prospect in 2008.. My father. The two immediately became friends, and Butler began staying at Leslie's house.  On November 25, he recorded 34 points and 12 rebounds and made a 3-pointer with 2.3 seconds remaining to give the 76ers a 127–125 victory over the Brooklyn Nets. After playing one year of college basketball for Tyler Junior College, he transferred to Marquette University. By the time he was 13 years old and living in the Houston suburb of Tomball, his mother kicked him out of the house. Although his friend's mother and stepfather, who had six other children between them, were reluctant at first, they took him in within a few months.  On December 9, he scored a career-high 36 points in a loss to the Boston Celtics. After playing limited minutes to begin the 2012–13 season, he saw significant minutes over the second half of the season, including starting all 12 playoff games.  Two days later, he recorded 32 points and a then season-high 10 assists in a 117–106 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Jimmy Butler was raised in a tiny town on the outskirts of Houston, without a father. Required fields are marked *. , Shortly before training camp in 2018, Butler requested a trade from the Timberwolves, indicating he would not re-sign with the team in the 2019 off-season. Jimmy Butler is still hanging on to his mini-van, "baby on board" sticker and all. SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Bulls star Jimmy Butler never had a chance. If I was him I'd be like heres 13,000....a thousand dollars for every year you had me, we would are done. The Hottest Wives and Girlfriends in Sports, February 12, 2020 by fabwag Leave a Comment. As a senior in 2010–11, he averaged 15.7 points per game and earned an All-Big East Honorable Mention for the second straight year. In a way she did, but not in a way you are probably expecting.