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Riley told Heat players he was 'pulling the plug' on potential Butler trade

Miami Heat president Pat Riley apparently wasn’t going to stand by while his players’ names emerged in the rumor mill regarding a potential Jimmy Butler trade. Riley told the team’s players he was “pulling the plug” on a potential blockbuster deal centered around the <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/teams/27" href="https://w… NBA | theScore

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Disgruntled Butler expected to play in Timberwolves' season opener

Jimmy Butler is still suiting up for the Minnesota Timberwolves, with the opener three days away. Despite his preference to play elsewhere, signs have begun to point to him staying with the Timberwolves at least to start the season. Butler took part in practice on Sunday, the second time he has done so since training camp began with his trade ...

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Butler expected to play in season opener with Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jimmy Butler practiced with the team on Sunday and is expected to play in the Timberwolves’ season opener on Wednesday, according to coach Tom Thibodeau. “Yes.” Thibs on if he expects @JimmyButler to play on Wednesday in San Antonio. pic.twitter.com/TFyiuk4c00 — Timberwolve… NBA.com: News

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Thibodeau expects Butler to play in season opener Wednesday

The Minnesota Timberwolves expect a familiar face to be in the lineup when their season tips off in three days. Addressing the media after practice Sunday, coach Tom Thibodeau announced that he expects disgruntled wing Jimmy Butler to play in the team’s se… NBA | theScore

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