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ClutchPoints Oct 20, 2018
Jimmy Butler thinks media has made him look like the bad guy

Jimmy Butler thinks media has made him look like the bad guy

Minnesota Timberwolves want-away star Jimmy Butler believes that the media has been unfair in their portrayal of his image throughout this whole controversy between himself and the Wolves. According to the 29-year-old, there is much more to this story than what the media is allegedly leading the public to believe. Jimmy Butler on people not […] The post Jimmy Butler thinks media has made him look like the bad guy appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Target Center fans boo Jimmy Butler during introductions

Jimmy Butler asked for a trade a month ago but remains on the Wolves roster and was booed by fans in the team's home opener.
ClutchPoints Oct 19, 2018
Jimmy Butler, Tom Thibodeau loudly booed at Timberwolves’ home opener

Jimmy Butler, Tom Thibodeau loudly booed at Timberwolves’ home opener

The Minnesota Timberwolves took on the Cleveland Cavaliers Friday night in their home opener, and when small forward Jimmy Butler and head coach/president Tom Thibodeau were introduced, the crowd booed them both very loudly. Butler requested a trade from the Timberwolves almost five weeks ago and did an interview with ESPN that many of the […] The post Jimmy Butler, Tom Thibodeau loudly booed at Timberwolves’ home opener appeared first on ClutchPoints.
SportsDay 21 hours ago
Busy schedule, short preseason - not drama - led to Jimmy Butler sitting Saturday night

Busy schedule, short preseason - not drama - led to Jimmy Butler sitting Saturday night

The trend of resting veteran players in the NBA is nothing new, but it's a little different when it's a player that has been surrounded by drama during training camp.The Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler, who was the subject of constant trade rumors during the preseason, was left in Minnesota for rest purposes.The Wolves have a busy start to the season, having played in San Antonio on Wednesday and at home Saturday before returning to Texas for Saturday's game."It's a heavy schedule, so we just want to be smart," coach Tom Thibodeau said. "Basically, he's been there a week and then we get hit with...

Boo who? Jimmy Butler's 33 points lead Wolves to victory over Cavaliers

An announced sellout crowd booed Jimmy Butler during introductions, then chanted “MVP!” after he scored 33 points in a 131-123 victory.
ClutchPoints Oct 19, 2018
Heat offered Josh Richardson, Kelly Olynyk + 1st-rounder for Jimmy Butler

Heat offered Josh Richardson, Kelly Olynyk + 1st-rounder for Jimmy Butler

The Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly turned down a proposed trade from the Miami Heat which included three-and-D specialist Josh Richardson, center Kelly Olynyk and a protected first-round pick for Jimmy Butler, according to Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times. This news comes only hours after Heat president Pat Riley told his players he would “pull […] The post Heat offered Josh Richardson, Kelly Olynyk + 1st-rounder for Jimmy Butler appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 18, 2018
Report: Pat Riley told Heat players he would stick with current roster to start season in show of loyalty

Report: Pat Riley told Heat players he would stick with current roster to start season in show of loyalty

Over the past few weeks, the Miami Heat have been involved in trade discussions with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Heat had interest in Timberwolves swingman Jimmy Butler, but talk between the two teams has since died down. In lieu of this failed pursuit, Heat president Pat Riley has told his players that he will stick […] The post Report: Pat Riley told Heat players he would stick with current roster to start season in show of loyalty appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 18, 2018
NBA Opening Night: The Rockets got exposed by Pelicans, and a trade for Timberwolves’ Jimmy Butler is a must

NBA Opening Night: The Rockets got exposed by Pelicans, and a trade for Timberwolves’ Jimmy Butler is a must

The Houston Rockets opened the 2018-19 regular-season at home against the New Orleans Pelicans, and it wasn’t the start anyone in Houston had in mind. The Rockets got blown out by the Pelicans, losing by a final score of 131-112. Although it’s just the first game of a long season, the Rockets’ loss makes one […] The post NBA Opening Night: The Rockets got exposed by Pelicans, and a trade for Timberwolves’ Jimmy Butler is a must appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 18, 2018
Report: Tom Thibodeau raised Timberwolves’ asking price for Jimmy Butler after practice incident

Report: Tom Thibodeau raised Timberwolves’ asking price for Jimmy Butler after practice incident

Minnesota Timberwolves president/head coach Tom Thibodeau took advantage of the Jimmy Butler practice incident to raise the price on his prized All-Star forward during trade conversations, a tactic he had long awaited since his star’s request became public in early September. “This is exactly what Tom Thibodeau wanted, which was him in the lineup on […] The post Report: Tom Thibodeau raised Timberwolves’ asking price for Jimmy Butler after practice incident appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Canis Hoopus Oct 19, 2018
Wolvescast 87: Living Well is the Best Revenge

Wolvescast 87: Living Well is the Best Revenge

The guys are back. Game one is in the books and somehow the Jimmy Butler saga continues to rumble along. Our new segment “As The Wolf Howls” analyzes the latest plot twists. Also, Glen Taylor in the media, new food at Target Center, home opener boo-birds, Flash Seats (sorta) gets an update, a game and more. This episode of Wolvescast is sponsored by Frozen Fan EPISODE LINKS Charania: Jimmy Butler, Tom Thibodeau and Glen Taylor play waiting game while trade talks are dormant - TheAthletic.com Glen Taylor: Wolves working to trade Jimmy Butler; Tom Thibodeau’s job safe -...
ClutchPoints Oct 19, 2018
Josh Richardson on Jimmy Butler trade rumors: ‘It’s a cutthroat business’

Josh Richardson on Jimmy Butler trade rumors: ‘It’s a cutthroat business’

Miami Heat shooting guard Josh Richardson has been hearing the rumors of his inclusion as the lead man in a return package for Minnesota Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler and finally spoke of it during a private moment. “It’s a business,” said Richardson, according to Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. “It is what it […] The post Josh Richardson on Jimmy Butler trade rumors: ‘It’s a cutthroat business’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Clipperholics Oct 19, 2018

LA Clippers Rumor: Miami Heat “pulling the plug” on Jimmy Butler trade

According to Sam Amico, Miami Heat executive Pat Riley is “pulling the plug” on a potential Jimmy Butler trade, opening the door for the LA Clippers. The Miami Heat, long considered the frontrunner among all potential trade partners with the Minnesota Timberwolves, are reportedly “pulling the plug” on Jimmy Butler, Sam Amico reports. The decision […] LA Clippers Rumor: Miami Heat “pulling the plug” on Jimmy Butler trade - Clipperholics - Clipperholics - LA Clippers News, Rumors, Scores and More
Dunking with Wolves Oct 19, 2018

Minnesota Timberwolves: Jimmy Butler trade ideas to the Pacers, Cavaliers, Heat, Pistons, and Hornets

The Minnesota Timberwolves began the regular season losing to the San Antonio Spurs by four points in an away game that starred Jimmy Butler in a Wolves’ jersey – the drama continues to ensue in Minnesota. For better or worse, this is our second to last post on the Jimmy Butler trade saga that we’ve […] Minnesota Timberwolves: Jimmy Butler trade ideas to the Pacers, Cavaliers, Heat, Pistons, and Hornets - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Oct 20, 2018
Timberwolves news: Jimmy Butler to be rested vs. Mavs

Timberwolves news: Jimmy Butler to be rested vs. Mavs

After playing 36 minutes Friday night, Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Jimmy Butler won’t play Saturday against the Dallas Mavericks for precautionary rest. Butler didn’t play at all during the preseason after being away from the team due to his trade request. The four-time All-Star scored 33 points versus the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday and helped […] The post Timberwolves news: Jimmy Butler to be rested vs. Mavs appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Dunking with Wolves 8 hours ago

Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 ways to increase Jimmy Butler’s trade value

Minnesota Timberwolves 4-time All-Star Jimmy Butler wants out of Minnesota and we have three ways the team can increase his trade value. It’s no secret by now that Jimmy Butler wants out of Minnesota. The Minnesota Timberwolves surprisingly haven’t traded the All-Star and it was expected that Butler would’ve been traded by now with all […] Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 ways to increase Jimmy Butler’s trade value - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints 1 hour ago
Video: Karl-Anthony Towns misses a free throw as Mavs fans chant ‘Jimmy Butler’

Video: Karl-Anthony Towns misses a free throw as Mavs fans chant ‘Jimmy Butler’

During the Minnesota Timberwolves’ loss to the Dallas Mavericks Saturday night on the road, center Karl-Anthony Towns was at the free-throw line, and the fans at American Airlines Center started chanting “Jimmy Butler” at him. Butler, of course, has requested a trade from the Timberwolves. The four-time All-Star didn’t play Saturday due to precautionary rest. Butler […] The post Video: Karl-Anthony Towns misses a free throw as Mavs fans chant ‘Jimmy Butler’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Canis Hoopus Oct 19, 2018
Game #2: Wolves take on Cleveland in home opener

Game #2: Wolves take on Cleveland in home opener

Minnesota looks to get their first win of the young season. Minnesota Timberwolves (0-1) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (0-1) 7:00 pm FSN After almost six months of waiting, meaningful Minnesota Timberwolves basketball is finally back in the Twin Cities. The season kicked off in bittersweet fashion on Tuesday night, with the Wolves falling to the San Antonio Spurs in a surprisingly fun opening night fixture 112-108. With Jimmy Butler back in the fold, Minnesota looked a lot more competitive than they did during their dismal preseason run, even with Karl-Anthony Towns shooting just six field...
Dunking with Wolves Oct 20, 2018

Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 takeaways from Minnesota’s home opener win

The Minnesota Timberwolves won their season opener at home against the Cleveland Cavaliers 131-123, led by Jimmy Butler’s 33 points. In a night of boo’s and MVP chants, the Minnesota Timberwolves pulled off a valiant effort in their season opener win against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic quoted Jimmy Butler here: Via, […] Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 takeaways from Minnesota’s home opener win - Dunking with Wolves - Dunking with Wolves - A Minnesota Timberwolves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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