Jimmy Butler

Report: Rockets renewing trade efforts for Jimmy Butler

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. The Houston Rockets are making a renewed bid to acquire Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Jimmy Butler, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. The Rockets are prepared to offer the Timberwolves four future first-round picks in exchange for Butler, who has requested a trade from Minnesota. Story posting soon: The

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Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose scores 28 versus Mavs, continues to defy odds and inspire people

Washed. Cancer. Selfish. Can’t create for others. These are just some of the terms people use to describe Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Derrick Rose nowadays. The former MVP has endured four knee surgeries and is no longer a superstar player in the NBA. Here’s the problem, though. There’s space between being an MVP and a

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Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard, Jimmy Butler, Gordon Hayward will all rest on Saturday

Three of the best players in the NBA will rest on Saturday. Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard, Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Jimmy Butler, and Boston Celtics swingman Gordon Hayward will not play Saturday due to precautionary rest. Minnesota has decided to rest Jimmy Butler tonight in Dallas … second night of a back-to-back — Marc

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Bulls’ Zach LaVine after scoring 30 points in opener: ‘I feel I’m back to myself’

The Chicago Bulls got blown out by the Philadelphia 76ers Thursday night on the road in their season-opener, losing by a final score of 127-108. The one bright spot for the Bulls was the play of starting shooting guard Zach LaVine, who scored 30 points while shooting 11-of-19 from the field, 2-of-7 from beyond the

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Jamal Crawford

Phoenix Suns sign Jamal Crawford to one-year deal

Veteran shooting guard Jamal Crawford is signing a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Phoenix Suns. Crawford played last season with the Minnesota Timberwolves but declined his 2018-19 player-option with the team. Crawford is signing a one-year deal paying $2.4 million. https://t.co/cfc5DrXIaN — Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) October 15, 2018 In 80 regular season games

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Russell Westbrook

Scottie Pippen says Russell Westbrook will ‘come back better’ from knee injury

Chicago Bulls legend and NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen says Oklahoma City Thunder star point guard Russell Westbrook will be an even better player once he returns from his knee injury. Westbrook underwent surgery on his right knee on Sept. 12 and was just re-evaluated by doctors this past Wednesday. It was the fourth procedure Westbrook

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Joakim Noah

New York Knicks waive and stretch Joakim Noah

The Joakim Noah era in New York is officially over. The Knicks will waive and stretch the remaining $38 million on Noah’s contract, making the veteran center an unrestricted free agent. Noah signed a four-year, $72 million free agent deal with the Knicks in the summer of 2016 after spending the first nine years of his

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Jamal Crawford

Report: Phoenix Suns courting free agent Jamal Crawford

Free agent shooting guard Jamal Crawford met with Phoenix Suns general manager James Jones and head coach Igor Kokoskov on Friday, according to John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports 98.7. Crawford is an unrestricted free agent after declining his 2018-19 player-option with the Minnesota Timberwolves. In 80 regular season games with Timberwolves last year, Crawford averaged 10.3 points while

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Jimmy Butler

Recapping the Jimmy Butler rumors from Wednesday

It was a wild day in Minnesota Wednesday. Jimmy Butler returned to the practice floor, and let’s just say he made his presence felt in a variety of ways. During the team scrimmage, Butler didn’t play with the starters. The four-time All-Star played with the bench because he wanted to go against Karl-Anthony Towns and

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Jimmy Butler, Tobias Harris

Report: Clippers haven’t offered Tobias Harris to Wolves for Jimmy Butler

The Los Angeles Clippers have yet to offer swingman Tobias Harris in any trade package to the Minnesota Timberwolves for star Jimmy Butler, according to Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic. Minnesota would prefer to acquire Harris. Various trade packages have been proposed on both sides, but the Clippers do not intend to trade Harris. The Clippers

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