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Is Jimmy Butler the ultimate troll or a business guru?

Jimmy Butler proved his worth on the court so many times that he is ready to go beyond it.
Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler during media day

Jimmy Butler

All of Jimmy Butler’s on-court exploits and achievements from his illustrious career are well known and documented. Nowadays, as Jimmy G. Buckets is moving towards the latter half of his career, it seems that he wants to start building his off-court brand or simply have fun. Most likely, Jimmy wants to do both.

Making the internet mad

It sure seems that having fun is high on his priority list, as Jimmy Butler showed up at the Miami Heat media day with a hairstyle that quickly absorbed the attention of journalists who had to ask about it.

“I don't have any extensions I don't know what you're talking about. It's still up to debate if I'm gonna keep my hair like this or not, they're not extensions. So who knows, I'm trying out a lot of new looks - Y'all like my baby face assassin look? It's kind of cute isn't it? I'm just messing with stuff to make the internet mad, that was my goal this summer and it worked,” Jimmy replied.

The story became even bigger when reporters asked other Miami Heat players about that Butler's new look. Kyle Lowry, a friend of Jimmy’s who is also known for being a straight shooter when it comes to giving his opinions, delivered another gem.

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“That sh*t trash,” Lowry said. “I love him. I told him that even before he came out. It’s trash. But he’s a troll. He just wants everybody to talk about it. So, I didn’t talk about it. It’s trash. But if he’s happy, I’m happy for him.”

The bigger picture

As if this was not a big enough story, Jimmy revealed that he is planning yet another major project. After he launched Big Face Coffee during the NBA bubble in 2020, he is now ready to take the country music world by storm with an album of his own. 

"It’s coming fairly soon. I've been in the lab, we got some hits. I’m excited about that, too. I was actually talking to a bunch of guys about collabing on this thing, it’s gonna be big. I wanna view myself as a DJ Khaled of this country world," Butler said.

This bombshell of a quote was yet another thing that Kyle Lowry was asked about, and he admitted “he didn’t even know” about it but that he will “support and buy it,” unlike his coffee because he doesn’t drink it.

As of right now, it remains to be seen what Jimmy’s endgame is; is he just trolling all of us or building a business empire? It is most likely that the two things do not cancel each other out as they may be purposefully intertwined. In other words, Jimmy’s PR stunts may be just what he wants and needs to become a figure that goes beyond the boundaries of the basketball court.

Every NBA fan knew about his coffee hustle in the bubble. Now, just as he's preparing to debut his country album, Butler has caught everyone's attention with a new hairstyle. Coincidence, or yet another chess move that will boost his business effort just as it did with the coffee business? You be the judge of that.

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