Left to Right: (Front row): Head Athletic Trainer Jeff Tanaka, Assistant Athletic Trainer Armando Rivas, Cameron Payne, Anthony Morrow, Dwyane Wade, Jimmy Butler, Rajon Rondo, Jerian Grant, Isaiah Canaan, Equipment Manager John Ligmanowski, Director of Sports Performance Chip Schaefer. (Middle row): Assistant Equipment Manager Charrod Saddler, Denzel Valentine, Paul Zipser, Nikola Mirotić, Joffrey Lauvergne, Robin Lopez, Bobby Portis, Cristiano Felício, Michael Carter-Williams, Physical Therapist Mike Orr. (Back row): Basketball Operations Associate Ryan Nadeau, Basketball Operations Associate Derrick Mallison, Video Coordinator Paul Miller, Assistant Coach Charlie Henry, Assistant Coach Randy Brown, Associate Head Coach Jim Boylen, Head Coach Fred Hoiberg, Assistant Coach Pete Myers, Assistant Coach Mike Wilhelm, Player Development Coordinator Chase Buford, Strength Coach Matthew Johnson, Assistant Strength Coach Ed Streit.
First Round: Denzel Valentine (Michigan State); Second Round: Paul Zipser (Germany)
Eliminated in the First Round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs by the Boston Celtics (2-4).
Jimmy Butler was voted by NBA fans as a starter for the NBA All-Star Game, making it his third consecutive appearance for the Eastern Conference squad … Butler earned All-NBA Third Team honors … Butler received the April NBA Cares Community Assist Award … he earned Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors three times (Nov. 21, Jan. 9 and April 3) … Butler was a member of the 2016 USA Basketball Men’s National Team that won the gold medal in the Rio Olympics … Nikola Mirotić was a member of the 2016 Spain Men’s Basketball National Team that won the bronze medal in the Rio Olympics.