Jimmy Butler turns down Timberwolves’ Four-year, $110M extension provide, report says | NBA


It does not seem Jimmy Butler can be returning to Minnesota. 

In response to Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN, Timberwolves proprietor Glen Taylor mentioned the guard turned down a four-year extension price roughly $110 million.  

This report comes amid rumors that Butler has been annoyed with Minnesota. The Chicago Solar-Occasions reported earlier this month that Butler possible wouldn’t signal an extension as a result of he “has been annoyed with the nonchalant attitudes of youthful teammates—particularly Karl-Anthony Cities.”

Butler, who performed his first season with the Timberwolves final yr, is below contract for $18.7 million subsequent season and has a $19.eight million participant choice for the 2019-20 season. As Wolfson notes, he may choose into free company to discover extra choices subsequent yr.

Butler is coming off a season the place he suffered a meniscus tear. Previous to his damage, Butler averaged 22.2 factors, 5.three rebounds and Four.9 assists per sport in 2017-18.

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