Jimmy Butler practiced with the Timberwolves today, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 10, 2018
It has been three weeks since Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from the Timberwolves. Apparently, Jimmy Butler wanted to show up to practice and "drop the mic" in the process.
Today, reporter Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Jimmy Butler showed up to practice followed by a long string of tweets about what happened during the crazy practice.
All-Star Jimmy Butler participated in Minnesota's practice, a session that included him verbally challenging teammates, coaches and front office, league sources told ESPN. Butler was vociferous and emotional at times, targeting Thibodeau/Layden/Towns/Wiggins. Story soon on ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 10, 2018
As practice went on, it was reported that Jimmy Butler just went off on everyone and should extreme passion throughout the whole practice.
We have heard in the past that Jimmy Butler hasn't been the biggest fans of the Timberwolves young players which include Karl Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins because of their work ethic and playing style in practice.
He didn't stop with the players, the GM Scott Layden got an earful from Jimmy in practice.
At one point in a scrimmage, sources said, Butler turned to GM Scott Layden and screamed, "You (bleeping) need me. You can't win without me." Butler left teammates and coaches largely speechless. He dominated the gym in every way. Jimmy's back.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 10, 2018
Jimmy Butler has been adamant that he wants his trade request granted and made it clear that he wants to be on another team before the season starts next week.
We will keep you updated!
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