Bulls: Jimmy Butler named to All-NBA Third Team


Jimmy Butler has been named to the All-NBA Third Team.

Butler averaged career-highs across the board in his sixth NBA season with 23.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and 5.5 assists in 76 games.

He's the first member of the Bulls to earn All-NBA honors since Pau Gasol was named to the All-NBA Second Team in 2015.

Butler joins these players as members of the Bulls to be named to All-NBA teams: Bob Love, Norm Van Lier, Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah, Pau Gasol.

He joins John Wall, DeMar DeRozan, Draymond Green and DeAndre Jordan on the third team.

The first team consisted of James Harden, Russell Westbrook, LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard and Anthony Davis.

The second team consisted of Stephen Curry, Isaiah Thomas, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kevin Durant, Rudy Gobert.