Timberwolves’ Butler named to NBA All-Defensive second team
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jimmy Butler was named to the NBA All-Defensive second team on Wednesday afternoon.
Butler averaged a career-high 2.0 steals per game last season while posting a defensive rating of 110.
This is the fourth time Butler has been named to the All-Defensive second team in his seven-year career, picking up the honor every year from 2013-16. He earned an All-NBA team nod in 2016-17 and was voted the league’s most improved player in 2014-15.