NBA star player Jimmy Butler is known for his dedication to basketball and sticks to a daily routine that keeps him at the top of his game.
It's no surprise that his daily routine plays a big part in his success on the court, with hard work and discipline helping the small forward become one of the fittest and highest-paid players in the NBA, keeping up with the likes of Steph Curry, Kyrie Irving, and LeBron.
Inside a day in the life of Jimmy Butler
- Jimmy Butler starts his day as early as 4 a.m. with a light workout to get his joints moving.
- He fits in both a shootaround and a more intense lifting session at the gym later in the day.
- Spends time with teammates and coaches to maintain a healthy camaraderie.
Butler's day starts very early, at 4 a.m., with a light workout at home, focusing on moving his hips, knees, and ankles.
After freshening up and downing a replenishing breakfast, Jimmy Buckets is off to shoot around at training camp by 10 a.m. He uses this court time to practice his shooting skills, and practice plays with his teammates.
Butler returns home for a game of dominoes and lunch. But the real work begins in the early afternoon when he returns to the gym for a more intense lifting session.
Once he's finished the afternoon gym session, it's time to get ready for the game.
Butler makes sure to eat another meal to fuel his body, and then it's all about keeping things light and fun with his teammates and coaches.
When it's finally time to compete, Butler is all business, giving it his all on the court. After the game, it's home for some more dominoes and a well-deserved rest.