Jimmy Butler RUMORS & NEWS

  • Skip Bayless Argues Luka Doncic Isn't The Best Player Left In The Playoffs, Says He Would Rather Take Jimmy Butler

    Fadeaway World "Luka Doncic has proved a number of his doubters wrong this postseason. Those that accused him of not being a winning player are eating humble pie at the minute, with Doncic destroying the Phoenix Suns in Game 7 of the Western Conference Semifinals to take his team one series win away from being..." May 17

  • Jimmy Butler Sends A Message To The Doubters Ahead Of Game 1

    Fadeaway World "Two years after their run to the Finals, the Miami Heat are just 8 wins away from reaching their ultimate goal. After beating Atlanta and Philadelphia in the first two rounds, they are set to face the Boston Celtics in the ultimate Eastern Conference showdown. And while many are..." May 16

  • Philadelphia 76ers felt they must choose between Ben Simmons and Jimmy Butler

    Pro Basketball Talk "The 76ers most directly chose Josh Richardson and Al Horford over Jimmy Butler in the 2019 offseason, signing-and-trading Butler on a max deal to the Heat for the cheaper Richardson and using the resulting cap space to sign Horford (four years, $109 million..." May 13

  • Why Jimmy Butler gives the Miami Heat a chance against either the Bucks or the Celtics

    The Athletic "The 76ers gave up so much for James Harden, and they’re probably going to have to pay him a ton of money while trying to reconcile that he took two shots and scored no points in the second half of a game with the season on the line. It’s a pile of crashed..." May 13

  • Jimmy Butler professed his love for Joel Embiid — then mocked Tobias Harris

    The Philadelphia Inquirer "Immediately following his team winning a big Game 6 and advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals past the 76ers, former Sixer and current Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler was asked about his postgame message for his ex-teammate and friend Joel Embiid. “I’m proud of him. I..." May 13

  • Heat can’t waste anymore of Jimmy Butler’s greatness, and Doc Rivers shouldn’t be on 76ers’ hot seat

    The Athletic "Jimmy Butler played well enough in Philadelphia for this series to be over. The Miami Heat know it wasted two dominant performances from its best player last weekend. Butler’s games of 33 and 40 points, respectively, in Games 3 and 4 of this Eastern Conference..." May 10

  • Heat's Jimmy Butler Says He's 'Not Scared' of Going Up Against 76ers' Joel Embiid

    Bleacher Report "Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid is an MVP candidate and a three-time All-Defensive selection, but Jimmy Butler isn't intimidated. "Joel's a hell of a player," Butler told reporters when asked about getting matched up with him on switches...." May 09

  • Heat's Jimmy Butler Trolls 76ers' Joel Embiid on IG: 'F--k Yo Mask'

    Bleacher Report "Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid returned from a two-game absence to help the Sixers score a crucial Game 3 victory over the Miami Heat in their second-round playoff series. Embiid tallied 18 points and 11 rebounds Friday night while donning a protective mask to protect his face..." May 07

  • Heat's Jimmy Butler on Joel Embiid's Orbital Injury: 'I Feel Bad for My Guy'

    Bleacher Report "Jimmy Butler's exit from Philadelphia was acrimonious, but he still has love for former teammate Joel Embiid.  The Heat guard said he hopes Embiid is able to return during Miami's second-round series against the Sixers after the MVP candidate suffered a concussion and..." April 30

  • Jimmy Butler reveals why Erik Spoelstra is to blame for hip gesture, $15,000 fine

    Clutch Points "Jimmy Butler is hilariously blaming Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra for his $15,000 fine from the NBA. The league slapped the Heat star with the costly punishment for what they deemed as an “obscene gesture” during Game 5 of their playoff series..." April 30

  • Heat, Jimmy Butler fined $15,000 for posting obscene gesture on social media

    NBA.com "Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler has been fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture, it was announced today by Byron Spruell, President, League Operations. The Heat organization has also been fined $15,000 for posting the act on social media. " April 28

  • JJ Redick Says Jimmy Butler Is The Best Player In The Playoffs So Far

    Fadeaway World "After getting swept by the eventual champion Milwaukee Bucks last season, the Miami Heat came into this campaign with a lot to prove. Even though they finished as the 1st seed in the Eastern Conference, a lot of questions were asked about their ability and that of their star player, Jimmy..." April 26

  • Victor Oladipo Mocks Skip Bayless For Saying Jimmy Butler Hates Playing With Him

    Fadeaway World "The Miami Heat are looking to eliminate the Atlanta Hawks and book their place in the second round of the playoffs after a dominant Game 4 win over the Hawks. Miami is up 3-1 in the series and are in the drivers' seat. While we have seen that 3-1 leads aren't safe, the Heat look to have..." April 25

  • Jimmy Butler makes light of report about beef with Victor Oladipo

    Heavy "The Miami Heat seemingly faced an uphill battle going against the Atlanta Hawks in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference playoff series without its starting point guard, Kyle Lowry, who was ruled out with a hamstring injury. However, there was no need to worry. The Heat..." April 25

  • Are Jimmy Butler And Victor Oladipo Beefing?

    It's Game 7 "In late March a troubling scene occurred for the Miami Heat. Team star Jimmy Butler and head coach Erik Spoelstra had a very frosty exchange, resulting in several threats of a fight breaking out. Things got very tense, very quickly. Ultimately, the Heat moved past it..." April 21

  • Why Jimmy Butler is like Dwyane Wade and better for the Miami Heat now than in the bubble

    The Athletic "Until Tuesday night, the most memorable moment from Jimmy Butler’s season was one the Heat would rather forget. But who could? Certainly not Erik Spoelstra, the coach who got into a shouting match with his best player during a timeout on the bench nearly a month..." April 20

  • Jimmy Butler Could Request A Trade If Heat Disappoint In The Playoffs

    Fadeaway World "When Jimmy Butler joined the Miami Heat, he didn't have a great reputation in the league. He was considered a locker room cancer among fans and NBA teams alike. But he improved that while playing for the Heat. First, by carrying the team to the 2020 NBA Finals and putting up a..." April 14

  • These 3 Teams Should Monitor Jimmy Butler’s Availability

    NBA Analysis "Jimmy Butler has been involved in drama before in his NBA career. There is a reason that he once played for three teams in less than two years. Now, the Miami Heat might be feeling some of that wrath. This is strange to say for a team that has a chance to enter the postseason as the..." April 05

  • Jimmy Butler Bounces Back from Controversy at Critical Juncture

    Bleacher Report "Since Jimmy Butler was traded to the Miami Heat from Philadelphia in 2019, his first two seasons with his new team have either been feast—i.e., advancing to the NBA Finals in 2020—or famine—i.e., getting bounced in the first round of the playoffs last year. Still,..." March 31

  • Erik Spoelstra had communication problems with Jimmy Butler all season

    Basketball Network "The sideline tiff between Jimmy Butler and Erik Spoelstra has caused some Miami Heat fans to doubt their team’s chances at winning it all this season. It might have shown the real relationship between their franchise star and head coach, a picture that..." March 30

  • Jimmy Butler Warns The NBA About The Miami Heat

    Fadeaway World "Contrary to what many people have said in recent days, Jimmy Butler is focused on creating something good in Miami. The Heat underperformed last season, getting swept in the first round of the 2021 NBA playoffs at the hands of the eventual champions Milwaukee Bucks. This season, the picture..." March 30

  • The status of the Jimmy Butler-Erik Spoelstra relationship after bench blowup

    Clutch Points "The worst-case scenario occurred for the Miami Heat in a loss to the Golden State Warriors this past Wednesday. Trailing a shorthanded Warriors squad in the third quarter, tempers flared on the Heat bench, as star forward Jimmy Butler and head coach Erik..." March 29

  • Erik Spoelstra Jokes About Altercation on Heat Bench

    SI "The Heat entered Wednesday’s game against the Warriors having lost three of their past six games, which qualifies as a cold spell for the Eastern Conference’s No. 1 seed. Trailing at home against a Golden State squad missing Stephen Curry, tempers boiled over between coach Erik..." March 24

  • Kyle Lowry Gets Honest About Jimmy Butler’s Heated Exchange With Erik Spoelstra

    Fadeaway World "e Miami Heat hosted the Golden State Warriors for a much-anticipated fixture at this point in the season. While the Warriors are one of the best teams in the West, the Heat claim that label for the East. Although it was a closely fought contest, the Warriors put their foot on the gas..." March 24

  • Jimmy Butler Gets Into Huge Altercation With Udonis Haslem And Erik Spoelstra

    ESPN "Jimmy Butler and Udonis Haslem were shouting at each other, fingers were pointed in various directions, some Miami players were trying to play peacemaker and Heat coach Erik Spoelstra slammed a clipboard to the floor in frustration. And that wasn't the evening's..." March 24

  • Heat's Jimmy Butler selling coffee at Miami Open

    The Score "Jimmy Butler is bringing BigFace Coffee to the 2022 Miami Open. The Miami Heat star will be serving his brand of coffee at the tennis tournament, which began Monday at Hard Rock Stadium. It's the largest activation yet for BigFace, according to Tim Reynolds of..." March 23

  • The troubling comparison between James Harden, Jimmy Butler’s Sixers

    Clutch Points "The Philadelphia 76ers have been in the conversation of teams to contend for a championship for the past few years. Their title odds skyrocketed at the trade deadline when Daryl Morey pulled off a deal to acquire James Harden in exchange for a package centered around Ben..." March 17

  • Jimmy Butler And Bam Adebayo Praise RJ Barrett After 46-Point Outburst Against Heat

    Fadeaway World "RJ Barrett had a terrific game on Friday night, carrying the New York Knicks against the 1st seed in the Eastern Conference, Miami Heat, going off on the Floridian, although the Knicks couldn't get the win.  The Canadian young player dropped 46 points on his rivals, which..." February 26

  • Jimmy Butler Fined $25K By NBA

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA has tagged Heat forward Jimmy Butler with a $25K fine, the league announced today in a press release. According to the release, Butler has been penalized for violating the league’s rules related to media access and for not complying with a subsequent..." February 25

  • Jimmy Butler Sends Strong Message to Sixers' James Harden

    Heavy "It’s been almost two weeks since the Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets shook up the NBA trade deadline when they made a trade that involved James Harden and Ben Simmons. During All-Star weekend in Cleveland, several players got a chance to voice their opinions on..." February 23

  • Jimmy Butler Wants More Brawls in the NBA

    Complex "For the record, Jimmy Butler absolutely is not advocating for mayhem on the court. Nor is he endorsing the kind of violence reserved for professional wrestling or the NBA of the ’80s and ’90s. But if he’s keeping it real, the Heat’s All-Star forward..." February 08

  • P.J. Tucker explains what makes Jimmy Butler ‘one of the most unselfish superstars in the NBA’

    Heat Nation "Miami Heat veteran P.J. Tucker recently had some major praise for his teammate Jimmy Butler. Tucker believes that Butler is one of the “most unselfish” superstar players in the NBA, and he thinks that has played a major role in Miami’s success..." January 28

  • Jimmy Butler’s agent subtly rips NBA for length of Nikola Jokic’s suspension

    Heat Nation "Miami Heat veteran Markieff Morris has missed 36 straight games after taking a violent cheap shot from Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic in November. Some people within and around the Heat organization are apparently still upset over the incident, particularly..." January 23

  • Joel Embiid Harsh Words To Karl-Anthony Towns And Implies Jimmy Butler Slept With KAT’s Girlfriend Jordyn Woods

    Black Sports Online "I didn’t think what Karl-Anthony Towns said about Russell Westbrook was that bad. It mainly was a compliment, but the thing that has people up in arms is KAT said Westbrook chases stats. December 28

  • Heat coach Erik Spoelstra’s bold take on Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo and Tyler Herro replacements

    Clutch Points "Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra is thrilled with how the fallback game plan has been going with Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo and Tyler Herro out of the picture. With several players sidelined due to injury, the Heat was forced to make the most out of the 10 players..." December 20

  • Last Thing Jimmy Butler's Mom Said To Him Before She Kicked Him Out At 13

    Fadeaway World "Jimmy Butler has gone from an underdog in the NBA to one of its most respected players. Few people expected Butler to have the success that he did in the NBA when he first entered. And if we look back at his life, Butler did not have an easy road to the NBA. Butler’s childhood..." November 25

  • Anthony Edwards On His Tense Stare Down With Jimmy Butler

    Fadeaway World "The Minnesota Timberwolves faced the Miami Heat on Tuesday night, upsetting one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference 113-101. They were fearless against the 2020 NBA finalists, just like Anthony Edwards was when Jimmy Butler tried to intimidate him.  In the third quarter of..." November 25

  • Timberwolves fans hilariously troll Jimmy Butler with Rachel Nichols joke

    Clutch Points "Minnesota Timberwolves fans pulled the ultimate troll job on Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler. During the third quarter of the game when Tyler Herro was on the free-throw line, Timberwolves fans started chanting “Rachel Nichols” at Jimmy Butler. November 25