Jimmy Butler Rumors: Star Held Players-Only Meeting After Practice Outburst

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 23:  Jimmy Butler #23 of the Minnesota Timberwolves talks to the media after the game against the Houston Rockets in Game Four of Round One of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on April 23, 2018 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Jimmy Butler spoke with his Minnesota Timberwolves teammates following his outburst during practice Wednesday.

Per The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Butler led a players-only meeting in which he told teammates he “would compete with them” and made known his issues with Timberwolves management.

Charania added Butler’s main message was to let Minnesota players know he is going to be the one leading the group.


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

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October 11, 2018 at 12:05PM


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