Everything about Jimmy Butler’s return to the Minnesota Timberwolves has been crazy. The disgruntled All-Star showed up to Wednesday’s practice, berated everyone and humiliated the starters. He then went on to hold a pre-arranged sit-down interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols.
It was NBA offseason theatre at its best.
On Thursday, the drama continued. This time, we finally heard from one of those reportedly humiliated starters: Jeff Teague.
The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported that Butler held a players-only meeting where he expressed his issues about the management and repeated to the team that he’s running the show. The Timberwolves had canceled Thursday’s practice after Wednesday’s heated scene.
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