Jimmy Butler requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves last week. According to reports, Wolves coach and president Tom Thibodeau is still hoping to convince Butler to stay, while Butler is staying away from the team and maintaining that he won’t play for the Wolves again. Rival teams have reportedly begun contacting Wolves owner Glen Taylor to discuss potential trades because they cannot get through to Thibodeau and GM Scott Layden. Butler even reportedly sought out Taylor to make sure the team was pursuing trades in good faith.
It’s been nearly one week since Jimmy Butler requested a trade