jimmy butler

the outlet pass

What is Tom Thibodeau if His Defense Stinks?

He became known as a defensive tactician, but as the NBA continues to make life easy for offenses, how does that impact Thibodeau’s stock?
Michael Pina
11.16.18
Basketball

Jimmy Butler and The Process Will be Fascinating

Butler getting traded to the the Sixers could be good, or bad, or completely combustible.
Michael Pina
11.10.18
nba

"You Fucking Need Me": Jimmy Butler is Back at T-Wolves Practice

Jimmy Butler spent his first practice back with Minnesota since demanding a trade yelling at teammates, coaches, and the GM. Good times!
Liam Daniel Pierce
10.10.18
nba beef

Jimmy Butler Trade Demand Devolves into NBA Beef Chaos

Butler wants out of Minnesota and now Butler and Andrew Wiggins might be feuding, and Wiggins and Stephen Jackson are DEFINITELY feuding.
Sean Newell
9.20.18
Basketball

Breaking Down Jimmy Butler's Trade Demand

The four-time All-Star reportedly wants out of Minnesota. Here's a look at what that means for the rest of the NBA.
Michael Pina
9.19.18
NBA playoffs

Minnesota is Finally Using Jimmy Butler the Right Way

Even though the Timberwolves trail the Houston Rockets 3-1, Tom Thibodeau's decision to play Jimmy Butler at power forward has them looking like their best self.
Michael Pina
4.24.18
nba

The Outlet Pass: Butler's Sacrifice, a Fun Cavs Trade, Oubre's Evolution

A weekly roundup of observations, questions, and predictions from Michael Pina's NBA notebook.
Michael Pina
11.22.17
2017 nba season preview

Meet Your 2020 NBA Champions, the Minnesota Timberwolves

The Timberwolves have a stacked roster, a new superstar, and a madman for a head coach (in a good way). They also happen to have Karl-Anthony Towns, the most transcendent young talent in the NBA.
Seerat Sohi
10.12.17
jimmy butler

Jimmy Butler Has Something To Say

It's been a course-altering summer for one of the NBA's most unique, least appreciated, and difficult superstars. But Jimmy Butler knows what he wants and is ready to grab it.
Michael Pina
9.5.17
andrew wiggins

It's Time for Andrew Wiggins to Step it Up if the Wolves Want to Win

Andrew Wiggins has proven he can score, but he's going to have to shore up the rest of his game now that Jimmy Butler is in town.
​Jared Dubin
7.26.17
POWER TO THE PEOPLE

Jimmy Butler Gave out His Cell Number and Now He's FaceTiming with Randos

He did it so if any haters had something to say to him, they could do it directly. I don't hate him but I did call. He didn't pick up :(
Mike Piellucci
6.29.17
nba

The Chicago Bulls Don't Know What They're Doing

The Bulls seem content on continuing on a path of mediocrity while wasting Jimmy Butler's prime in the process.
Michael Pina
5.3.17
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