Rumor: Jimmy Butler Told Tom Thibodeau Monday What He’d Do at T-Wolves Practice

FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jimmy Butler (23)  watches in the third quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings in Minneapolis. Butler isn't the first NBA star to ask for a trade, nor will he be the last. But it's far from guaranteed that even if he succeeds in forcing Minnesota into making a move he'll wind up in a place he wants. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King, File)

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Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau was reportedly aware that All-Star Jimmy Butler planned to make a scene at practice Wednesday.

According to Jon Krawczynski and Shams Charania of The Athletic, Butler told Thibodeau during a meeting Monday that he would act out to hammer home his desire to be traded.

Butler reportedly taunted several T-Wolves players during scrimmages, including Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins, before exclaiming, “I run this s–t,” upon leaving the court.


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via Bleacher Report – NBA

October 11, 2018 at 06:31AM


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