Twitter Explodes over Jimmy Butler’s Reported Tirade in T-Wolves Practice Return

Minnesota Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler plays against the Los Angeles Lakers in the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Jim Mone/Associated Press

It’s not often that an intersquad scrimmage makes national news, but Jimmy Butler shocked many with his actions during his return to the court for the Minnesota Timberwolves Wednesday. 

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN described the events:

It was even more impressive when you consider the matchups:

Of course, the internet had a field day with the news, mostly mocking the cockiness seen from Butler:

The guard had been away from the team after requesting a trade this summer, but he returned to the court Wednesday and is expected to be on the roster for the season opener, per Jon Krawczynski of the Athletic.

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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via Bleacher Report – NBA

October 10, 2018 at 01:20PM


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