It took just one year after the Timberwolves sent Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn, and the pick that became Lauri Markkanen to the Bulls for Jimmy Butler's relationship with head coach Tom Thibodeau and teammate Karl-Anthony Towns to be fractured beyond fix. He has provided a list of one to three teams with which he would be open to signing a long-term deal, sources said.
The 29-year-old is now meeting with Minnesota head coach Tom Thibodeau to discuss his future with the team.
Apparently, the meeting did not go well.
Caron Butler says LeBron James and Jimmy Butler would be a match made in heaven. telling TMZ Sports the Lakers should try to make a trade for the All-Star. Wiggins' brother tweeted "Hallelujah" in response to today's report of Butler's trade request.
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The Clippers would nearly undoubtedly have to part ways with 2018 first-round pick Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who is an extremely promising point guard with a massive ceiling.
The marriage between Jimmy Butler and the Minnesota Timberwolves is on life support, spiraling toward a nasty breakup only 15 months after it began. The NBA has steadily moved away from the "emperor coach" model of having one man overseeing all aspects of the organization in recent years, and only two - Thibodeau and Gregg Popovich in San Antonio - remain in the league.