Jimmy Butler III (born September 14, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Born in Houston, Butler grew up in Tomball, Texas, and played college basketball for Tyler Junior College and Marquette University. He was drafted with the 30th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft by the Bulls. He is a two-time NBA All-Star and a three-time NBA All-Defensive Team honoree. In 2015, he was named the NBA Most Improved Player.
Career highlights and awards
2× NBA All-Star (2015, 2016)
3× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2014–2016)
NBA Most Improved Player (2015)
Representing United States
Gold medal – first place 2016 Rio de Janeiro Team