Butler is a right handed guard that makes the game look easy. As a key player for the National Champions, Butler averaged 16.7 points, 3.3 rebounds, 4.8 assists, and 2.0 steals per game. He was named Most Outstanding Player in the 2021 NCAA Tournament. Butler shot 41.6% from beyond the college arc (led the Big 12). He made 78% of his free throws. His 1.69-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio is solid for a combo-guard. ...Butler led the Big 12 in boxscore plus/minus. ...We expect Butler to be selected in the middle of round one. ...We really liked Butler's mature game. We think he can come into the NBA and be impactful.
Our best advice: in 2017, the 12th pick was Luke Kennard. We advised, "draft John Collins."