Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor reacts to Jimmy Butler situation at owners’ meetings

23 Septembre, 2018, 01:27 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
  • Jimmy Butler

Minnesota is telling teams that Butler's an elite player and franchise intends to keep him.

Nevertheless, Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor plans to be heavily involved in the decision-making process with president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau and GM Scott Layden, league sources said.

Butler has also informed the team that, should the situation drag on, he will not participate in on-court activity when Wolves camp opens on Tuesday, according to Krawczynski.

If Butler were to remain in Minnesota, he'd be eligible to sign a five-year, $190 million deal next summer. Other teams would see that the faint chance of Butler and Thibodeau working out a truce was truly out the window, taking away what little leverage the Wolves had to begin with.

Butler, 29, is said to favor the Los Angeles Clippers, but also reportedly has interest in the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets.

65 tons of ground beef recalled; could be contaminated with E. coli
OR FREEZE BY JUL/11/18 and case codes 00228749057646 and 00228749002653. 11 and case codes 00228749089098 and90028749002751. The FSIS website has more information on recalled products .

Celebrated food researcher to step down after research questioned
The other, published in 2013, claimed rather than made decisions in the lunch line, where they can smell less-healthy entrees. Although retracted articles account for far less than 1% of published papers, they can have an outsize impact.

Barclays online and telephone banking services go down in 'technical hitch'
The lender used Twitter to apologize to customers and said telephone banking and ATMs were working as normal. A Barclays spokeswoman told the BBC: "Our priority yesterday was to get services back online for customers".

That's three lottery picks from a four-year period taken by Minnesota, with LaVine going 13th overall in 2014 and Dunn selected with the fifth overall pick in 2016.

One possible concern they face is trying to accommodate Butler's $19.84 million salary for the upcoming campaign, given that they're already set to pay a luxury tax this season. Trading Butler would undeniably crush Thibodeau's dream of rebuilding the 2012 Chicago Bulls roster from scratch.

So despite his request for a trade, it seems likely Butler will remain in Minnesota - and likely will for some time to come. Butler can sign a more lucrative contract next summer.

Ed Davis signed with Brooklyn on a one-year deal on July 23, meaning he can not be traded before December 15, per Larry Coon's NBA Salary Cap FAQ.

Conseillé:

  • Un Américain dirigera le prochain James Bond, une première

    Un Américain dirigera le prochain James Bond, une première

    A seulement 41 ans, il succède à Danny Boyle qui s'est retiré du projet après plusieurs différends artistiques . James Bond 25 trouve son nouveau réalisateur en la personne de Cary Joji Fukunaga .

    Telltale Games is laying off most of its staff, canceling upcoming games

    Regardless of whatever comes of this, it sounds like we could be hearing about a Stranger Things project in the near-ish future. It laid off almost a quarter of its staff in late 2017, and was sued by former CEO Kevin Bruner in June of this year.
    Diablo Animated Series for Netflix Leaked by Hellboy Series Screenwriter

    Diablo Animated Series for Netflix Leaked by Hellboy Series Screenwriter

    An R-rated Diablo series flickering into life at Netflix? "It's very exciting and I hope to the High Heavens it all works out". But, as it turns out, the rumored "unannounced Diablo project" might instead be an "R-rated" animated Netflix series.
  • Tesco launches discounter rival with new brand Jack's

    Tesco launches discounter rival with new brand Jack's

    Perhaps Tesco can learn from its rivals' failed attempts at thriving in the discounter market. Next is Co-op with 6.6%, then Lidl at 5.5% followed by Waitrose at 5.1%.
    Israel air force chief to give Moscow findings on plane downing

    Israel air force chief to give Moscow findings on plane downing

    Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the weekly cabinet meeting in his Jerusalem office, August 12, 2018. Washington would nearly certainly respond militarily to any Russian retaliation against the Israeli action in Latakia.
    Massive spiderweb blankets Greek beach for spider mating 'party'

    Massive spiderweb blankets Greek beach for spider mating 'party'

    Oh, what a tangled web is being woven along the coast of a small town in Greece ― and it's more than 1,000 feet long. And even on the contrary - increased population of spiders will reduce the number bred on the island of mosquitoes.
  • Telltale Games Hit With Massive Layoffs and Closure

    The second episode, "Suffer the Children", is scheduled to appear on all three platforms on September 25, 2018. On behalf of everyone at VGR, we wish nothing but the best for everyone affected by the layoffs.
    US Seeking Iran Treaty to Cover Nuclear and Missile Concerns

    US Seeking Iran Treaty to Cover Nuclear and Missile Concerns

    USA calls the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action a personal agreement between two governments claiming it seeks a treaty. In early August, the United States imposed sanctions against Iran.
    Meet SpaceX's First Space Tourist

    Meet SpaceX's First Space Tourist

    Musk later reversed course , saying the company no longer has plans to certify the Falcon Heavy for human spaceflight. Asked why the company made further changes, Musk said he "did not like the aesthetics" of the previous version.
  • Metz: Simon rejoint Gasquet en quarts

    Metz: Simon rejoint Gasquet en quarts

    Quant au quatrième Tricolore éliminé, il s'agit de Constant Lestienne, battu par le Biterrois Richard Gasquet ce mercredi soir. Son prochain adversaire sera Gilles Simon ou le Serbe Filip Krajinovic qui s'affronteront jeudi.
    More flooding for SC , a week after Florence

    More flooding for SC , a week after Florence

    Roy Cooper says about 100 people were evacuated by boat and air after the Cape Fear River breached a levee and flooded a town. In South Carolina , the flooding has damaged cotton, peanut and hemp crops. "We have never seen one like this", Cooper added.
    Yogurt products may contain more sugar than soft drinks

    Yogurt products may contain more sugar than soft drinks

    Yogurt is often regarded as a healthy snack but a new study finds that most yogurts on store shelves are chock-full of sugar. In these categories, average sugars ranged from 10.8g per 100g in children's products to 13.1g per 100g in organic products.


Populaire

Rafael Nadal renonce à sa tournée asiatique
Nadal va ainsi perdre les 1100 points conquis l'an passé avec sa victoire à Pékin , et sa défaite en finale en Shanghai . Roger Federer ne constitue pas la plus grande menace pour Nadal, car le Suisse doit défendre ses points à Shanghai .

Participation record à Alger, Bouteflika honoré — Opep/non-Opep
Ce pays détient les quatrièmes réserves mondiales prouvées de pétrole alors que nombre de pays, en Asie particulièrement, ont besoin de se fournir en brut iranien.

Tens of thousands without power following tornado in Ottawa region
Kimbell says a line of thunderstorms running from west of Ottawa and into Gatineau are expected to continue for several hours. Hydro One outage updates can be found here. "The worst, I think, is over, but there is the potential for more", Kimbell said.

Musique. À 13 ans, le rappeur KaNoé crée la polémique
Rappeur depuis l'âge de 12 ans, KaNoé était en fait en vacances dans la station du Touquet quand la vidéo a été tournée. Nombreux sont ceux également à s'interroger sur le rôle des parents du garçon et à se demander son identité.

U.S. open to talks with Iran: envoy
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last month formed an organization dedicated to coordinating and implementing USA policy toward Iran.

Man rescued from air pocket in ferry disaster
Tanzania's president has ordered four days of national mourning for the victims and as well as the arrest of the boat's operators. With a surface area of 70,000 sq km (27,000 sq miles), the oval-shaped Lake Victoria is shared by Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya.

Three reasons to trade for Jimmy Butler
Butler has made his list of preferred teams known, but as we saw in the Kyrie Irving deal , those list rarely are a factor. Most teams interested in Butler would like to maximize their cap space for 2019 and will balk at taking back Dieng.

Ferguson at United for first time since brain op
And some of the doctors who did the operation are here too - I thought it was the right thing to do. Image: Sir Alex waves to fans as he returns to Old Trafford.

Arizona Republican's Siblings Endorse His Opponent In Brutal Ads
Tim Gosar says, "It's intervention time and intervention time that you go to vote Paul out". He previously held the seat in the 1st district from 2011-2013.

Cristiano Ronaldo To Face Further Ban?
The season people were expecting from the 5- time Ballon d'Or victor for Juventus has been everything but usual. Ronaldo, however, is yet to discover the full consequences of his dismissal.