MIAMI (BVM) – Miami Heat’s Jimmy Butler was passed on 29 times during the 2011 NBA Draft. So, what happened to all the players drafted before him and where are they now?
Butler’s rise to prominence couldn’t have been foreshadowed by his college career. After all, he played at a junior college before he transferred to Marquette.
Now, the 30th overall pick from the 2011 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls is one of the best players in the league. The six-time NBA All-Star is on his way to the 2023 NBA Finals with the Heat and he could take home his very first ring.
Not every player drafted before Butler amounted to much. Check out where the top 29 picks from the 2011 NBA Draft are now.