5. Jimmy Butler
Where to see him: All-Star Game (Sunday 8 p.m. ET)
The Minnesota Timberwolves have rode the broad shoulders of Butler right into playoff contention in the Western Conference. Butler, like Oladipo, completely dedicated himself in the summer to improving his body, and is reaping the benefits this season.
In addition to his superior on-court skills, the Marquette product plays with a fiery competitive spirit. If you had to bet that anyone would play defense in an offensively overpowered All-Star Game, Butler would be a great pick.Back to top