Minnesota's Jimmy Butler won't face the Mavericks on Saturday as the team opts to have him rest the night after he scored 33 points in a win over Cleveland.
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Jimmy Butler brushed off some early jeers from the jaded home crowd, scoring 33 points in 36 minutes to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Cleveland Cavaliers 131-123 on Friday night.
Jimmy Butler received a mixture of boos and MVP chants during the Wolves' 131-123 win in their home opener Friday and said afterward, "I think people kind of love to hate me sometimes."
Zach talks to Chauncey Billups about his career and his best KG stories, and discusses the Jimmy Butler situation with Rachel Nichols.
Jimmy Butler scored 23 points in the season opener for the Timberwolves. Minnesota lost 112-108 to the Spurs.
DeMar DeRozan had 28 points in his San Antonio debut, LaMarcus Aldridge added 21 points and 19 rebounds and the Spurs overcame a 23-point performance by Minnesota's Jimmy Butler in a 112-108 victory over the Timberwolves on Wednesday night in a...
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Jimmy Butler in the house. We hear he did not arrive here on the team bus.
Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau said he wasn't sure how long he'd play Jimmy Butler in Wednesday's opener. Butler himself sounded unsure as to exactly how he'd react if his teammates didn't show enough intensity.