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Position
G
 
Jersey
21
Name  Jimmy Butler
Born  9/14/1989
Height  6-7
Weight  220
College  Marquette
Hot3/22/2014 10:45:00 PM
Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler has scored 16 or 17 points in three straight games.
Insight: Butler had 17 points, eight rebounds, six assists and a steal Saturday against the 76ers. He has been good for 15 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 2.7 apg, 2.3 spg and 1.1 3pg his last 14 games. The guard has played at least 45 minutes in four consecutive games.
 
2/26/2014 10:43:00 PM
Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler played 37 minutes and had 16 points, three blocks and two steals in his return to the lineup Wednesday against the Warriors.
Insight: Butler suffered bruised ribs Friday and missed the previous two games, but he was back to his usual number of minutes Wednesday.
 
2/26/2014 6:32:00 PM
Description: Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler (ribs) will start Wednesday after missing the last two games, according to Nick Friedell of espnchicago.com.
Insight: Butler suffered bruised ribs Friday. He has a veraged 39 minutes, 13.1 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.6 steals per game in February.
 
2/25/2014 6:57:00 PM
Description: Chicago will be without shooting guard Jimmy Butler Tuesday against the Hawks. SOURCE: Nick Friedell, ESPN Chicago
Insight: Butler has now missed two games in a row because of sore ribs. Tony Snell (5.6 ppg) got the start in his place Sunday against Miami and will do the same tonight in Atlanta.
 
2/25/2014 5:36:00 PM
Description: Bulls guard Jimmy Butler (bruised ribs) is unlikely to play Tuesday, according to Sam Smith of bulls.com.
Insight: Butler suffered bruised ribs Friday. He warmed up Sunday in an attempt to play but wasn't able to give it a go. Butler plays big minutes when healthy (almost 37 mpg) and Tony Snell got most of those minutes the past two games, but was inconsistent scoring six and 20 points.
 
2/25/2014 11:13:00 AM
Description: Bulls guard Jimmy Butler (bruised ribs) did not play Sunday against the Heat and is questionable for Tuesday's game against Atlanta.
Insight: Butler suffered the injury Friday. He warmed up Sunday in an attempt to play but wasn't able to give it a go so we know he's close. He'll be a game-time decision. Butler plays big minutes when healthy (almost 37 mpg) and Tony Snell got most of those minutes the past two games, but was inconsistent scoring six and 20 points.
 
2/23/2014 2:32:00 PM
Description: Bulls guard Jimmy Butler (bruised ribs) will not play Sunday against the Heat, according to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune.
Insight: Butler suffered the injury Friday and was done for the night. He warmed up Sunday in an attempt to play but wasn't able to give it a go. Butler plays big minutes when healthy (almost 37 mpg) and Tony Snell will get a lot of those minutes Sunday.
 
2/22/2014 10:40:00 AM
Description: Bulls guard Jimmy Butler is doubtful for Sunday's game against Miami due to bruised ribs.
Insight: Butler injured it Friday and was done for the night. Butler plays big minutes when healthy (almost 37 mpg) and Tony Snell will get a lot of those minutes if Butler can't go. He put up 20 points on Friday.
 
2/21/2014 9:10:00 PM
Description: Bulls guard Jimmy Butler bruised one of his ribs Friday against Denver.
Insight: ESPN Chicago's Nick Friedell says he's questionable to return. If Butler is done for the night, it should mean more minutes for backup shooting guard Tony Snell (5.3 ppg).
 
2/5/2014 11:15:00 AM
Description: Chicago shooting guard Jimmy Butler has averaged 16 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.2 steals, 2.2 assists and 1.2 threes in his last five games.
Insight: Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau may be running Butler into the ground by playing him 41.3 minutes per game over his last 20 games, but fantasy owners don't mind the huge chunk of playing time he is getting.
 
1/13/2014 11:25:00 AM
Description: Chicago shooting guard Jimmy Butler (quad) did not play Saturday against the Bobcats and is questionable for Monday's game against Washington.
Insight: Butler played 40 minutes Friday night despite dealing with the injury, but couldn't recover in time for Saturday. It's hoped he'll be ready for Monday. Tony Snell started for Butler, but showed no fantasy upside. Both point guards Kirk Hinrich and his backup D.J. Augustin saw 30-plus minutes.
 
1/11/2014 7:56:00 PM
Description: Chicago shooting guard Jimmy Butler (quad) will not play Saturday against the Bobcats, according to Bulls.com. Tony Snell will get the start at two-guard.
Insight: Butler played 40 minutes Friday night despite dealing with the injury, but he hasn't recovered in a day and will sit out at least one game.
 
1/11/2014 6:38:00 PM
Description: Chicago shooting guard Jimmy Butler (quad) will be a game-time decision Saturday night, according to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune.
Insight: Butler played 40 minutes Friday night despite dealing with the injury, but he hasn't recovered in a day and may have to sit at least one game.
 
1/11/2014 10:35:00 AM
Description: Chicago shooting guard Jimmy Butler injured his thigh Friday night and is questionable for Saturday's game against Charlotte.
Insight: Butler played through the injury, but noticably hobbled at the end. The question is whether it will tighten up overnight. Expect him to be a game-time decision. Butler has scored double-digits in eight straight games.
 
12/30/2013 2:30:00 PM
Description: Chicago shooting guard Jimmy Butler appeared to aggravate his turf toe injury in Saturday's loss to Dallas, but is probable for Monday's game against Memphis.
Insight: Despite the injury, Butler, who logged 46 minutes on Saturday, expects to play Monday in Memphis. Butler was a box score filler Saturday with 11 points, six rebounds, five assists and a steal. he also had seven turnovers.
 
12/29/2013 11:09:00 AM
Description: Chicago shooting guard Jimmy Butler appeared to aggravate his turf toe injury in Saturday's loss to Dallas. SOURCE: Bulls.com
Insight: The question is, why was Butler still playing with the Bulls down by 20 late in the fourth quarter? Despite the injury, Butler, who logged 46 minutes on Saturday, expects to play Monday in Memphis.
 
12/25/2013 4:50:00 PM
Description: Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler played well in Chicago's 17-point win over Brooklyn on Christmas Day.
Insight: Butler put up 15 points with five rebounds, four assists and a steal. He's a box score filler and should get better as he gets back into the swing. His last full game before today was Dec. 18.
 
12/25/2013 12:15:00 PM
Description: Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler practiced Monday and though listed as questionable thinks he'll play Wednesday. Latest update - Butler is active.
Insight: Butler is averaging 11.1 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 1.3 apg, 1.7 spg, but is capable of much more. When the team needed him last year due to multiple injuries, he averaged 14.6 ppg, 6.6 rpg, 2.7 apg in 10 April games.
 
12/25/2013 9:53:00 AM
Description: Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler practiced Monday and though listed as questionable thinks he'll play Wednesday.
Insight: Butler is averaging 11.1 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 1.3 apg, 1.7 spg, but is capable of much more. When the team needed him last year due to multiple injuries, he averaged 14.6 ppg, 6.6 rpg, 2.7 apg in 10 April games.
 
12/21/2013 5:12:00 PM
Description: Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler will not play Saturday due to a sprained ankle, according to Nick Friedell of espnchicago.com.
Insight: The Bulls can ill afford to lose Butler for an extended period of time again with Derrick Rose (knee) out for the season and Luol Deng dealing with ongoing Achilles soreness. Mike Dunleavy and Tony Snell will likely start Saturday.
 

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