Jimmy Butler has reportedly returned to Minnesota with no decision in sight because the Timberwolves proceed to subject fers for the four-time All-Star. Butler, who had remained away from the staff throughout coaching camp and their current West coast preseason highway journey, remains to be demanding a commerce to a staff his selecting.
According to Shams Charania The Athletic, Butler “reiterated his commerce need” throughout a gathering with head coach Tom Thibodeau on Monday after returning to Minnesota.
The Miami Heat had reportedly made progress in commerce talks with Minnesota final week and had been pushing the Wolves to simply accept a revised commerce fer for Butler. However, proposed adjustments from Minnesota created a “breakdown” in negotiations, in response to Marc Stein The New York Times.
Chris Haynes Yahoo Sports reviews that the Los Angeles Clippers have additionally been involved with the Timberwolves however the Clippers, like another potential suitors, view the asking value as “too excessive.” According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Minnesota seeks high quality veterans, high prospects, future property and/or cap aid in any Butler commerce.
The 29-year outdated star remains to be rehabbing his surgically repaired proper wrist however he has reportedly proven no intentions lacking any common season video games as long as he is wholesome. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Butler has been understanding on the staff’s facility throughout their West coast journey, and has been in common contact with teammates.
The Timberwolves will open up the common season on October 17 in opposition to the San Antonio Spurs.