12:38 AM EDT, Thu June 21, 2018
NESN.com 4 hours ago

Could Kyrie Irving, Jimmy Butler Join Forces With Nets Next Summer?

Could the Brooklyn Nets finally be turning the page? The Nets damaged their future in a big way when it... Read More »
ClutchPoints 7 hours ago
Celtics rumors: Jayson Tatum’s family was worried he’d be traded to Bulls for Jimmy Butler

Celtics rumors: Jayson Tatum’s family was worried he’d be traded to Bulls for Jimmy Butler

In the days prior to the 2017 NBA Draft, the Boston Celtics had gauged the Chicago Bulls about their interest in acquiring All-Star forward Jimmy Butler in exchange for a package of young promising players and first-round draft picks. This talk had leaked over into the draft with Butler eventually being moved to the Minnesota […] The post Celtics rumors: Jayson Tatum’s family was worried he’d be traded to Bulls for Jimmy Butler appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 13 hours ago

Looking back on the Jimmy Butler trade one year later

Welcome to the Wednesday edition of The Cooler. Please take a seat in an orderly fashion. The presentation will now begin: *One year ago at the NBA Draft, the Timberwolves pulled off one of the most significant trades in franchise history when they landed Jimmy Butler from Chicago. The Wolves hold the No. 20 pick this year (instead of No. 7, as they did last year), so this draft might not be as dramatic (though you never know). But the Butler trade has had a huge impact in many different directions and continues to shape what the Wolves will do this offseason. With that in mind, let’s take...
Dunking with Wolves 13 hours ago

Minnesota Timberwolves: Was the Jimmy Butler trade worth it?

Last year, the Minnesota Timberwolves made a huge trade on draft night by acquiring star Jimmy Butler. As you may recall, the Wolves gave up guards Zach Lavine, Kris Dunn and the seventh pick to the Chicago Bulls for Butler and the 16th pick. The Wolves then drafted forward Justin Patton and the Bulls drafted Lauri […] Minnesota Timberwolves: Was the Jimmy Butler trade worth it? - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints 13 hours ago
Nets in position to target Kyrie Irving, Jimmy Butler after Dwight Howard trade

Nets in position to target Kyrie Irving, Jimmy Butler after Dwight Howard trade

The Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Hornets have just agreed to make the first big trade of the 2018 offseason. Embattled center Dwight Howard will now don the Nets’ colors after the team sent Timofey Mozgov, a couple of second rounders, and cash considerations over to Michael Jordan’s squad. The deal works for both teams. Charlotte […] The post Nets in position to target Kyrie Irving, Jimmy Butler after Dwight Howard trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Canis Hoopus 16 hours ago
Wolves Wednesday: The Anniversary of Getting Buckets

Wolves Wednesday: The Anniversary of Getting Buckets

It’s been exactly one year since the franchise-altering trade that brought in Jimmy Butler. Was it all worth it? A year ago this week, the Minnesota Timberwolves and Chicago Bulls agreed to a five-player blockbuster trade, the first of many Earth-shattering transactions during the summer of 2017 that would significantly reshape the NBA landscape going forward. As many know, the deal between the Wolves and Bulls involved the Minnesota sending out Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn, and recently selected Lauri Markkanen (the 7th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft) in exchange for Jimmy Butler and Justin...
ClutchPoints Jun 18, 2018
Jimmy Butler rooting hard for Brazil

Jimmy Butler rooting hard for Brazil

Jimmy Butler of the Minnesota Timberwolves is in offseason mode right now. Like most sports fans, he’s tuning in to the World Cup. His team? Brazil. As posted by the Timberwolves on Twitter, Butler is seen donning Brazil’s Neymar Jr. jersey while watching their game against Switzerland. Judging from his body language, Butler seems to […] The post Jimmy Butler rooting hard for Brazil appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jun 15, 2018
Timberwolves rumors: Jimmy Butler not a fan of playing with Andrew Wiggins

Timberwolves rumors: Jimmy Butler not a fan of playing with Andrew Wiggins

The Minnesota Timberwolves have wrapped up their most successful season in quite some time with their first playoff appearance in 1_ years. Much of this push significant push forward came from the major offseason splash trade for All-Star forward Jimmy Butler during last year’s draft. However, there appear some internal issues arising over the last few […] The post Timberwolves rumors: Jimmy Butler not a fan of playing with Andrew Wiggins appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Report: Jimmy Butler 'uncertain about playing with Andrew Wiggins'

In an offseason of speculation and vague hints about the Timberwolves, Sporting News has an interesting report with considerably more substance. In a larger piece about the Wolves’ overall approach to a critical offseason, Sean Deveney writes this: Sources familiar with the situation told Sporting News that Jimmy Butler is uncertain about playing with Andrew Wiggins — Butler had problems last season with Wiggins, his work ethic and his approach on the defensive end of the floor. Thibodeau has had similar problems with Wiggins in the past, too, and he had some hope that bringing a...
Canis Hoopus Jun 12, 2018
KAT’s Defense and the Wolves’ Capacity to Improve

KAT’s Defense and the Wolves’ Capacity to Improve

For the All NBA big-man and his ascending team, last season’s 28-day New Year’s run is a road-map to continued success. 2017-18 was a turbulent season for the Wolves and their devoted fan base. When Tom Thibodeau traded for Jimmy Butler during the draft, an avalanche of excitement turned hope for the future into expectations of the present. Through 87 games of emotional rigor, the team sent two players to the all-star game in Los Angeles, earned a playoff spot in the Western Conference, and outclassed the first-seeded Rockets during the inaugural post-season matchup at a renovated...
Dunking with Wolves Jun 11, 2018

Minnesota Timberwolves’ Jamal Crawford on the season, his contract, Jimmy Butler

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jamal Crawford spoke to HoopsHype’s Alex Kennedy on a variety of topics, including the season in general, his contract option, the Wolves rotation, Jimmy Butler as a teammate, and more. Jamal Crawford has always been a friend of the media when it comes to granting interviews, appearing on podcasts, and largely being […] Minnesota Timberwolves’ Jamal Crawford on the season, his contract, Jimmy Butler - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Jun 11, 2018
Video: Jimmy Butler goes on a hilarious gondola ride with invisible girlfriend

Video: Jimmy Butler goes on a hilarious gondola ride with invisible girlfriend

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler is clearly taking advantage of his free time this offseason. When he’s not hiking mountains and hugging trees, he is out there chilling with his girlfriend in a romantic gondola ride. There’s just one thing to note here, however. That girlfriend simply does not exist – at least physically. Below, […] The post Video: Jimmy Butler goes on a hilarious gondola ride with invisible girlfriend appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Pippen Ain't Easy Jun 6, 2018

Is Kris Dunn the Chicago Bulls’ point guard of the future?

When the Chicago Bulls decided to reboot their roster and trade Jimmy Butler to Minnesota, they bet on Kris Dunn being their point guard of the future. After a bounce back sophomore season for the Bulls, the question now is, can Dunn lead the Bulls back to the playoffs? When Kris Dunn was a projected […] Is Kris Dunn the Chicago Bulls’ point guard of the future? - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Jun 1, 2018
Five Questions: Are The Bulls Better Off Without Jimmy Butler?

Five Questions: Are The Bulls Better Off Without Jimmy Butler?

A year ago, the Chicago Bulls front office decided to trade franchise player Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves; closing the book on an era straggling along with a low ceiling to start from new foundations. The move, while heavily criticized in both timing and execution, was well past necessary. The Bulls got back Kris […] The post Five Questions: Are The Bulls Better Off Without Jimmy Butler? appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Dunking with Wolves May 27, 2018

Minnesota Timberwolves: 5 things they need this offseason

Despite notching their first playoff appearance in 14 years, there are plenty of things the Minnesota Timberwolves need to fix over the summer. While the Timberwolves won 47 games and were likely to land a top-four seed in the Western Conference until Jimmy Butler‘s late February knee injury, there are still many holes that Tom […] Minnesota Timberwolves: 5 things they need this offseason - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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