Jimmy Butler: Ankle, Jokic, Injury Update, Contract, Net Worth

Jimmy Butler III is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. After playing one year of college basketball for Tyler Junior College, he transferred to Marquette University. He was drafted with the 30th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls.

Jimmy Butler: Ankle, Jokic, Injury Update, Contract, Net Worth


Miami forward Jimmy Butler played only one quarter Wednesday night in the Heat’s 120-117 overtime loss to the Lakers after sustaining a sprained right ankle, per the team.

Butler scored seven points along with one assist and two steals while playing the entire first quarter Wednesday night, but the Heat ruled him out for the rest of the game.


The Miami Heat and Denver Nuggets got into an altercation towards the end of their game on Monday night after Nikola Jokic took a cheap shot at Markieff Morris.

After the incident, Jimmy Butler was seen yelling at the Nuggets bench. Many thought he was talking to Jokic and challenging the big man, but a new report indicates otherwise.

Injury update:

Jimmy Butler: Ankle, Jokic, Injury Update, Contract, Net Worth

Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler will not play against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on Thursday because of an ankle injury, the team announced. Butler sprained his right ankle in the same building on Wednesday and was ruled out for the rest of the game after playing the entire fourth quarter. Miami went on to lose 120-117 in overtime. 

Till now, Butler has played in all 11 of the Heat’s games this season, with spectacular production. Entering Wednesday’s game, he was averaging 25.3 points, 6.0 rebounds, 5.5 assists, and 2.1 steals in 35.1 minutes, with a 62.4 percent true shooting percentage.


Heat guard Jimmy Butler signed a four-year, $184 million contract extension, the team announced on Saturday. Butler, 31, will be locked into the deal through the 2025–26 season, which also includes a player option, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Contract:4 yr(s) / $140,790,600
Average Salary:$35,197,650
Guaranteed at Signing$140,790,600
Signed Using:Maximum/Sign And Trade
Free Agent:2023 / UFA

Net Worth:

Net Worth:$60 Million
Date of Birth:Sep 14, 1989 (32 years old)
Height:6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Nationality:United States of America

What is Jimmy Butler’s Net Worth and Salary?

Jimmy Butler is an American professional basketball player who has a net worth of $60 million. Butler is a well-known player in the NBA, having played for teams such as the Chicago Bulls and the Miami Heat. Originally drafted in 2011 after a few years of college basketball, Butler quickly earned the nickname “Jimmy Buckets.” 


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