Jimmy Butler Pens Letter to Chicago After Being Traded: 'I Love You'

Ruben Hill
June 26, 2017

Butler was traded to the Timberwolves along with the 16th overall pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night. LaVine and Dunn may have had a significant role for the below average Timberwolves last season, however, wouldn't have cracked much of a rotation anywhere else in the league. I don't take anything back. "There's no difference for me". "I think he's smart and driven and he's got a lot of talent and he's gotten the most out of that talent".

Did the Chicago Bulls trigger a rebuild last week, or reshuffle their deck of mediocrity?

Butler, one of the league's most dynamic two-way players, joined forces again with Thibodeau, who coached the Bulls for five seasons before being fired in 2015.

But if I were Bulls president and COO Michael Reinsdorf, I wouldn't keep an unhappy employee who is so tight with Butler that they are vacationing together in Europe while you are reading this.

But he clashed with former MVP Derrick Rose.

When Butler was asked to summarize his relationships with Paxson, general manager Gar Forman and coach Fred Hoiberg, he said: "I'm not getting into that".

Following the infamous trade of Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the National Basketball Association superstar and veteran #Dwyane Wade is now the center of trade talks. This time, they made it happen. It would take a little more "testicular virility", or balls in simple terms, to pay Wade $23.8 million to walk away.

The Timberwolves acquired Butler on Thursday, June 22, in a draft-night trade that sent Zach Lavine, Kris Dunn and the No. 7 overall pick to Chicago for Butler and the 16th pick.

Wasn't that a team that stumbled down the home stretch of the season, then lost to the St. Louis Blues in the first round of the playoffs?

It was decided that Hoiberg, the man who endured chants calling for his firing in the second half of the decisive Game 6 loss, needed to have the right type of roster to be accurately judged as a successful hire or failure, and Butler couldn't be part of those plans.

Chicago ranked 23rd in scoring and 24th in 3-point accuracy last season. "All I've ever said publicly and privately is that the only player I've ever been around that couldn't be traded is Michael Jordan".

"Whatever they want to call me. face".

The addition of Markkanen — a scoring force on the perimeter and in the post for Arizona — raises questions about the future of Nikola Mirotic in Chicago.

Much to the dismay of Pacers GM Kevin Pritchard, George let it be known last week that he did not plan to re-sign in IN when he becomes a free agent next summer. Philadelphia, the Lakers, Sacramento, New York and Dallas all drafted point guards in the top 10, which could diminish the options for veterans like Jrue Holiday, George Hill, Jeff Teague and Patty Mills.

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