Report: Jimmy Butler Practices, Expected To Play Wednesday NightAccording to reports, Butler practiced with the Timberwolves on Sunday. Coach Tom Thibodeau said he’s expected to play in Wednesday’s season opener.
Butler Absent From Wolves 143-121 Exhibition Loss To BucksJimmy Butler was absent as the Timberwolves wrapped up their preseason with a 143-121 blowout loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night. Butler has demanded a trade but returned to practice with the team Wednesday, a session that included him verbally challenging teammates and coaches. He was not with the team at Friday’s shootaround in Milwaukee.
Report: Jimmy Butler Indicates He’ll Start Season With TimberwolvesJimmy Butler held a players-only meeting on Thursday and told his teammates he would compete with them.
Wolves Aim For Return To Playoffs Despite Butler DramaJimmy Butler or not, the Timberwolves are built now and for the future around center Karl-Anthony Towns.
Jimmy Butler To ESPN: I Was 'Brutally Honest' With WolvesJimmy Butler is back with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and his first practice of the season had fireworks.
Timberwolves Preparing For Season, With Or Without Jimmy ButlerJimmy Butler is reportedly back in Minnesota as the Timberwolves get ready to begin the regular season, but his status with the team hasn’t changed.
Timberwolves March On Despite Butler DramaJimmy Butler may or may not be traded before Minnesota opens the season on Oct. 17 at San Antonio.
With Butler Trade Looming, Wolves Head West For BondingThe Timberwolves will be out of town for seven days, a prime time for bonding.