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BREAKING: Jimmy Butler Traded To The Philadelphia 76ers

The saga that has engulfed the Minnesota Timberwolves, their head coach/president Tom Thibodeau, and disgruntled star Jimmy Butler has come to a merciful end. Within the last few hours The Wolves have agreed to trade Butler and center Justin Patton to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for guard Robert Covington, forward Dario Saric, guard Jerryd Bayless, and a 2022 second round pick. The trade was first reported by ESPN's Adrian
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NBA: Houston Rockets Renew Push For Jimmy Butler Trade

While still very early in the NBA season, the Houston Rockets have grown desperate enough to offer a king's ransom for disgruntled Minnesota Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler. Watching point guard Chris Paul be suspended for his on court altercation with the Los Angeles Lakers' Rajon Rondo and with the Carmelo Anthony experiment seeming to not be working so far have pushed the Rockets to offer the Timberwolves four first round
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NBA: Tom Thibodeau’s Game Of Chicken With Everyone

To say that Minnesota Timberwolves team president/head coach Tom Thibodeau's handling of the Jimmy Butler trade saga has been perplexing is a definite understatement. It's been 24 days since Butler met with Thibodeau and other Wolves top brass and asked to be traded and in that time two things have become apparent. One is that Minnesota does not have much of a market but Butler and the other is the
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NBA: Can The Jimmy Butler Fiasco Land In Pat Riley’s Lap?

For the second year in a row Jimmy Butler has become the hottest trade target in the NBA and for the second year in a row the can be seen as a dumpster fire. Ever since news broke on September 18 that Butler met with Minnesota Timberwolves president/head coach Tom Thibodeau and general manager Scott Layden and demanded a trade to either the Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Clippers, or New
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Timberwolves Fans Should Embrace Kyrie Irving Trade Talk, Not Discourage it

The NBA offseason has been like a reality TV show. Every week you tune in and something new and dramatic happens. First, there was the Kristaps Porzingis trade rumors saga that led up to the draft, which eventually resulted in Phil Jackson resigning from his position with the Knicks. Next, on draft night Jimmy Butler gets moved to Minnesota to reunite with his former coach Tom Thibodeau. There was then
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Throwback Thursday: Sundiata Gaines

During the 2008 NBA draft, A young guard out of Georgia university sat nervously waiting to hear the commissioner to say the name Sundiata Gaines. After waiting all night Sundiata Gaines went undrafted. After his first attempt to join the league failed, Gaines decided to take his talents to the Italian league, where he had a stint with NGC Cantu. The next season, he entered the NBA Development league draft where he was selected with the 15 pick
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NBA: Veterans Showing Different Adaptations to Age

Entering the NBA as a promising, young rookie feels like centuries ago for some veterans players today. From Kevin Garnett to Kobe Bryant, veteran NBA players in today's game must adjust their style of play from when they first started out. Not all players with over ten years of NBA experience adapt to age the same way. Some players suffer injuries as they grow older, thus forcing them to retire.
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NBA: Pair Of Young T-Wolves Shaping Identity For Minnesota

The 2016 NBA Rookie class has been nothing short of spectacular. The Minnesota Timberwolves have been one of the beneficiaries of solid play from first year stars, and have made tremendous strides this season because of them. Karl Anthony-Towns was the top overall pick of the 2016 NBA Draft. So far the return has been great, as Towns is second amongst all rookies in points, and first in rebounds. He
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NBA: Flip Saunders Dies At Age 60

Tragedy has struck the NBA with the 2015-16 season only two days away as the Minnesota Timberwolves announced that head coach/team president Phil 'Flip' Saunders died at age 60 from battling Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Saunders had a deep history with the Timberwolves as he was head coach for a decade from 1995 to 2005 making his debut along with forward Kevin Garnett. He was one of the first coaches to adapt to the new