Jimmy Butler

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WCCO Radio Newsroom
January 24, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Jimmy Butler has only been with the 76ers for a littler over two months since pushing his way out of the Timberwolves , and apparently, the franchise is already wondering if he's more trouble than he's worth. Reporter Jackie MacMullan recently wrote a feature on Butler's time in Philadelphia for...
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© Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
January 16, 2019 - 5:45 am
By DAN GELSTON PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler’s final miserable months in Minnesota were blighted by trash talk toward his teammates and a sour demeanor that forced the Timberwolves to trade him. At home in Philadelphia, Butler is still working out the kinks with his new star teammates. But...
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Jimmy Butler
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November 10, 2018 - 12:05 pm
The Jimmy Butler saga with the Timberwolves has come to an end. The deal to send Butler to the Philadelphia 76ers is expected to be made official on Monday. Also leaving the Wolves in the deal is center Justin Patton. In exchange, the Sixers are reportedly sending to Minnesota Robert Covington,...
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October 25, 2018 - 6:08 am
By Ian Harrison ASSOCIATED PRESS TORONTO (AP) — With his highest-scoring game of the season, Kawhi Leonard kept the Toronto Raptors rolling along. Leonard scored 35 points, Kyle Lowry had 13 points and 10 assists, and the Raptors beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-105 on Wednesday night to improve...
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October 18, 2018 - 5:10 am
By RAUL DOMINGUEZ SAN ANTONIO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan responded to a trade he didn’t want with his usual boundless energy and fearless style in the fourth quarter for San Antonio. Jimmy Butler hasn’t received a trade he’s requested, and turned in a similar performance for Minnesota. DeRozan had 28...
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October 17, 2018 - 6:42 am
By DAVE CAMPBELL MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Just like last season, Jimmy Butler and the Minnesota Timberwolves traveled to San Antonio for their opener. After all the disruption caused by Butler’s trade request that became public a week before training camp began, no deal has been made. So the four-time...
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News and Views With Roshini Rajkumar
October 11, 2018 - 3:49 pm
Minnesota basketball icon Lindsay Whalen, recently retired from the Lynx and now coaching the Golden Gophers women's team, had some choice words for Jimmy Butler during an appearance Thursday on WCCO Radio. "You get competitive, you get a little into it and everything, but I would not be doing that...
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Brad Rempel USA Today
October 10, 2018 - 4:31 pm
There was high drama at Tuesday's Minnesota Timberwolves practice. Jimmy Butler finally showed up, and made quite a scene, according to plugged-in NBA reporters. Do you think his behavior ultimately helps or hurts the team? Butler gave his version of events to ESPN, confirming reports he blew up at...
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Adam Carter
September 19, 2018 - 5:10 pm
The Athletic was the first to report Wednesday that Timberwolves forward Jimmy Butler is asking for a trade out of Minnesota. WCCO's Chad Hartman says given Butler's history, it isn't terribly surprising. Still, Hartman, a former Wolves broadcaster who is still close to the team, says it's a gut...
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