Watch: Jimmy Butler jams to Florida Georgia Line

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Jimmy Butler’s affinity for country music has been well documented.

The Houston native told Pro Basketball Talk earlier this year his teammates hate it when he blasts country music in the locker room or the gym.

So it’s probably a good thing they weren’t around to see this. Watch Butler rock out to Florida Georgia Line’s “Cruise” during a recent workout.

Butler told Pro Basketball Talk he is particularly fond of Taylor Swift and an Instagram video filmed by Nazr Mohammed last season backs that up.

Butler explained his passion for country music in a July interview with Rolling Stone:

I actually picked up country in college. You know those Beats by Dre headphones? Everybody had them in the locker room. Everybody’s listening to warm up music, hip-hop and this and that. I would say, ‘Turn it down,’ because the headphones are so loud there’s music coming from every direction. They’re like, ‘Don’t tell me what to do, put on your headphones unless you want to hear this.’ The next game, I came in listening to Brad Paisley’s ‘Whiskey Lullaby’ and everybody says, ‘Oh man, don’t listen to that. Turn that down.’ I said what they said to me: ‘No, you listen to your headphones. I listen to mine.’ Then I actually started to get into it. Ever since, I’ve been a huge fan.

As long as he keeps putting up points, Bulls fans likely don’t care what Butler listens to.

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