The Jimmy Butler sweepstakes heat up with a new favorite

The Jimmy Butler sweepstakes heat up with a new favorite

The Jimmy Butler sweepstakes heat up with a new favorite

If Thibodeau really is honest in wanting to deal Butler, he will look for a more modest return for a player who could elect to go elsewhere in nine months.

Marc Stein of the New York Times reported Tuesday that Butler and his agent have told the Timberwolves that he now wants to be traded to Miami.

The Timberwolves have been working on a trade to send disgruntled Jimmy Butler away, but it appears Minnesota's asking price for the star guard is too much for interested teams. According to Wojnarowski and Lowe, Minnesota is seeking "quality vets, top prospects, future assets and cap relief", which is making some skeptical of coach and president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau's desire to complete a deal. It's been an emotional roller coaster and I believe I speak for all Minnesota Timberwolves' fans when I say that we want something done before the pre-season begins. So far, no traction with Clippers and Nets.

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Jimmy Butler apparently has altered his thinking when it comes to where he would like to be traded. Along with Butler, Miami had been willing to accept Gorgui Dieng and the remaining $48 million left on his contract under the right circumstances, sources said. What would be ironic if the Wolves actually did trade Butler to the Kings.

AmicoHoops sources confirmed the reported talks between the Timberwolves and Cavs.

Teams all around the league reportedly have shown interest in dealing for Butler, including the Rockets as the latest to emerge as a candidate. Many do understand why he's asking for a significant return on Butler instead of moving him out quickly in a deal.

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