Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler is reportedly going to pull a Kawhi Leonard and start sitting out games in an attempt to force his way out of Minnesota. Step one, sit out of Wednesday night's game in Utah.
NBA Insider Shams Charania says Butler has informed Tom Thibodeau of his plans to force the Timberwolves' hand.
Things are going to get a little more interesting in Minnesota before this whole Jimmy Butler fiasco is settled. Expect a lot of leaking from the Timberwolves front office as this one unfolds. Hopefully our source with connections reaches out when it does.