Jimmy Butler wants out? (He does.)

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  1. BBert

    BBert Weasels Ripped My Flesh

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    "I run this"???

    Fuck that guy. His attitude is poison to any concept of team. If I were the Wolves, I'd take anything to get him as far away from my team as possible.
     
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  2. HCP

    HCP NorthEastPortland'sFinest

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    I am the Jimmy Butler of S2!!!!!
    Suck it FAMS!
     
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  3. JoshuaHall

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    Seems like he wants...
    A) To get them traded
    Or
    B) One of them to grow a fucking sack

    I guarantee if that happened, Dame and CJ would be going at him NONSTOP.

    FOR their defencies, they aren’t soft
     
  4. jlprk

    jlprk The ESPN mod is insane.

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    It sounds like he said he runs the whole team, but I think he meant he was running the player-only meeting, which he had called.
     
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  5. JoshuaHall

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    The only reason he is getting away with this is because that whole organization is softer than Charmin

    You see Nurkic letting Jimmy scream in his face, call him out, then pass the ball in the post???

    This is hilarious

    A player actually using his leverage to get what he wants
     
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    jlprk The ESPN mod is insane.

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    stampedehero Play On>>>/ SRV

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    -4d2dde9c6ed14d58.jpg < Because he got hot Before the Pelicans series. .
     
  8. Boob-No-More

    Boob-No-More Why you no hire big man coach?

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    This just keeps getting weirder and weirder. Things are so fucked up in MIN, they can't even agree on if there was a players' meeting, or not:

    Jeff Teague: @ShamsCharania it wasn’t no players meeting you just made that up bro y’all gotta relax with this fake news.
    – via Twitter Teague0

    NBA on ESPN: Jimmy Butler confirmed to @Rachel__Nichols that he held a players-only meeting with Timberwolves players on Thursday,a day after he reported to the team for his first practice.
    – via Twitter

    Alex Kennedy: Another Wolves player, Darius Johnson-Odom, tweeted (then deleted) that there was no players-only meeting. So far, we have Jeff Teague, Darius Johnson-Odom and player-development coach John Lucas III saying there WASN’T a meeting versus Jimmy Butler saying there WAS a meeting.

    BNM
     
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    jlprk The ESPN mod is insane.

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    In other words, they say coaches were present and in charge? If it was only a player-development coach, that's not much authority, so I understand the ambiguity.
     
  10. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    Jimmy is tanking his trade value even further.... which is actually really impressive.
     
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    This instantly reminded me of a recent conversation I had with the Mrs. HCP...
     
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    You wouldn’t give up Collins but you would Simons? Collins sucks. Simons in a few months only showed way more promise and excitement than Collins has.

    Simons is going to be a star one day you can just see it. Collins is a career backup type of player
     
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    Hoopguru Rip Some Lips

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    I agree that Simons will be a super player and I realize that Collins has a ways to go yet, but my thinking is we would have a larger need at 4/5 than 2/3 with the addition of Butler if it was going to happen.
    I think Collins ceiling is very high too.
    With Trent, Curry & Stuaskus you could somewhat offset the loss of Simons.
    I'd rather keep them both.
     
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    Hoopguru Rip Some Lips

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    and watch Butler start the season with them and they roll off 15 straight wins! Think his trade value still goes down?
     
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    Boob-No-More Why you no hire big man coach?

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    That might be funny if Jimmy was actually winning something here, but so far it looks like everyone involved is going to come out losers. That shit show has made Jimmy, Thibs and the entire organization look bad. Jimmy's real beef seems to be he wants a max contract and MIN didn't want to give it to him. He, and they, have driven down his market value to the point where no one else will either. Seems kind of self-defeating to me. Plus, MIN will never get close to equal value back in a trade. So, they lose, too.

    BNM
     
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    HailBlazers Ride the REmerge

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    Insufferable indeed!!!
     
  18. Blazers Roy

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    You just KNOW that fucking Daryl Morey will end up getting Butler for scraps!
    I hate that fucking guy and the Rockets so much.
     
  19. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    Eh, they don't have jack shit.
     
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    Would easily include Collins in a trade for upgrade - Simons No Way!
     

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