Jimmy Butler is Living Up to His Initials in Philly

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Jimmy Butler is the epitome of a hard worker. After spending a year at a small two-way community college in Texas, Butler worked his way up to Marquette University where he would go on to knock big-time game-winners against UConn and St. John’s.

The two-time All-Big East Honorable Mention was later drafted by the Chicago Bulls as the 30th pick in the 2011 NBA draft. Since then, has racked up the accolades with being named a 4x All-Star, 4x All-Defensive Second Team, 2x All-NBA Third Team and the league’s Most Improved Player in 2015.

Jimmy Butler in the Air Jordan 10 PE (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

After spending time in the Windy City with the Bulls and a stint with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Butler is back in the Eastern Conference in the city of Brotherly Love as the two-way guard/forward continues to work for every bucket with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Take a look at some of the Jordan shoes below that Butler has rocked throughout the course of the season.

Air Jordan 32 Low PE

Jimmy Butler in the Air Jordan 32 Low PE (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ The Air Jordan 32 is covered with an all-Flyknit upper for full support and lockdown. The sole features Flight Speed technology fused with the energy of Zoom Air units
+ Butler had himself a night with 30 points, 5 assist, 4 rebounds and 3 steals in a nail-biting loss to the Atlanta Hawks

Air Jordan XX9 “Photo Reel”

Jimmy Butler in the Air Jordan XX9 “Photo Reel” (via 76ers on Twitter)

+ The Air Jordan XX9 released in September of 2014 featured an innovative woven upper, premium craftsmanship and included Flight Pate technology
+ The upper is draped in the iconic photoshoot that brought the Jordan Brand “Jumpman” logo to life. Interestingly enough, there was a huge debate regarding copyright infringement to the point where it went to court

Air Jordan XX8 SE “Bel Air”

Jimmy Butler in the Air Jordan XX8 SE “Bel Air” (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ Butler hit the game-winning three against the Brooklyn Nets in these flashy AJ XX8s
+ The Jordan XX8 was a breakthrough within Jumpman by combining style and performance when it released in 2013

Air Jordan 10 PE

Air Jordan 10 Jimmy Butler PE (Dam Pantozzi/NBAE via Getty Images via Slam Kicks)

+ This Air Jordan 10 PE may have been made for Jimmy in Minnesota but they sure look good with his Sixers gear
+ Modern Jordan Brand athletes like Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony also have Air Jordan 10 PEs

Air Jordan XX8 “Red Elephant”

Jimmy Butler in the Air Jordan XX8 “Red Elephant” (via NBA)

+ The Air Jordan XX8 “Red Elephant” released in 2013 and featured FlightPlate technology
+ Over the course of the season, Jimmy Buckets has been rotating XX8s and XX9s

Air Jordan 30 Quai 54 “Cosmos”

Jimmy Butler in the Air Jordan 30 Quai 54 “Cosmos” (Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

+ The Air Jordan 30 was constructed with an array of performance changes on the upper such as a mixture of woven, knit and printed material
+ The partnership between the French Quai 54 basketball tournament and Jordan Brand speaks volume about the exponential growth of basketball, its significance and its cultural presence at an international level

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