Jimmy Butler - basketball player from the NBA League team"Chicago Bulls", attacking defender (sometimes performs the role of "easy forward"). In 2016, speaking for the national team of the United States for basketball, became the Olympic champion.
Butler Jimmy: biography and student career of a basketball player
The future champion was born on September 14, 1989 inHouston, Texas (USA). Since childhood, Jimmy has always stood out among his peers - the guy had a high growth and suggesting the dimensions of the legs and hands. Given the parameters of the youngster, the school coaches always invited him to compete in basketball competitions, where Butler always demonstrated an excellent game and technique.
Jimmy graduated from the school "Tombay High School" (cityTombai in Texas). Then the guy studied at Tyler College, but a year later transferred to the University of Marquette (private Roman Catholic University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin), where he began to perform in the student basketball league for the team "Market Golden Eagles."
Career in the NBA
As you know, in the National BasketballAssociation of the United States annually passes a draft lottery, in which new basketball players are selected. Butler Jimmy ("Bucket" - the nickname of the player) passed this contest in 2011 and was chosen under the 30th number in the "Chicago Bulls". The first season of Butler in the NBA ball is far from brilliant - the basketball player never went to the site in the starting lineup. The game practice began only in the next season. The average statistics of the basketball player for 26 minutes of playing time was as follows: 8.6 points and 4 rebounds.
Sporting achievements Butler
In the season 2014/2015 was awarded the title "the mostprogressive player of the NBA. " This record was significant not only for Jimmy Butler himself, but also for the "Chicago Bulls", because the bull players never received such a reward before. In July 2015, Jimmy signed a five-year contract with the Chicago Bulls, whose financial side was $ 95 million.
In December 2015, Butler Jimmy Buckettssurpassed himself and set a record performance in the NBA. In a match against the Boston team, he managed to score 36 points, and a few weeks later surpassed the bar in 40 points in the game with the Detroit.
In early April 2016, for the first time in his career, he issued a triple-double ("triple double" or "triple double", ie, all three statistical basketball indicators in one match not less than 10 points).
January 2, 2017 Butler Jimmy, playing againstteam "Charlotte Hornets" (118-111 in favor of the "Bulls") without such team-mates as Duane Wade and Rajon Rondo, managed to score 52 points and set his own record. In this game the other basketball players of "Bulls" failed to score more than 12 points.</ p>