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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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Report: Butler reiterates trade request to Thibodeau

The Minnesota Timberwolves have yet to move All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler. But he hasn’t relented on his desire to be traded from the Wolves even though nearly three weeks have passed since he made his intentions known. According to Jon Krawczynski and Shams Charania of The Athletic, Butler returned to Minnesota on Monday and met with Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau and ...

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Report: Butler reiterates trade demand in meeting with Thibodeau

The Jimmy Butler saga remains in a stalemate less than two weeks away from the start of the regular season. Butler returned to Minnesota after being away from the Timberwolves throughout the preseason, only to reiterate his trade demand in another meeting with head coach and team president To… NBA | theScore

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Thibodeau: 'We're trying' to complete Butler trade

(AP) — Jimmy Butler is still with the Minnesota Timberwolves, at least in an official sense. In reality, it remains a mess. Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau Friday acknowledged the team’s efforts to grant Butler’s trade request. “Obviously, we’re trying to get something done,” Thibodeau told reporters in Minneapolis. What that “something” is, that’s still unknown. Friday was Day 18 of ...

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