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Jimmy Butler's Timberwolves frustration is now official

5 days ago   |   By New York Post

Jimmy Butler does not want to stay in Minnesota for the long haul. The Timberwolves star has rejected a four-year extension worth about $110 million, according to Minneapolis TV station KSTP. Butler's current contract expires after the 2019-20 season. Butler is said to be unhappy with Minnesota's current situation, with the Chicago Sun-Times reporting earlier...
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Butler reportedly turns down contract extension from Wolves

Butler reportedly turns down contract extension from Wolves

5 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

The quiet case of tension between Jimmy Butler and the Timberwolves has now began to boil over. According to a report from Darren Wolfson of ESPN, Butler has turned down a massive contract extension that would keep Butler in the Twin Cities for another four years. Just a couple of weeks ago, it was reported that Butler was fed up with the Wolves, especially their younger players. In that same report, the idea of playing with Kyrie Irving in another destination would be very appealing to the two-way star in another city. Teams like Chicago, Boston, and San Antonio have all been in rumors...
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Butler turns down extension offer from Wolves

5 days ago   |   By ESPN

The Wolves' Jimmy Butler hopes a great 2018-19 will mean more money next summer, a strategy that worked for him while with the Bulls.
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Jimmy Butler Turns Down Four-Year, $110M Extension Offer From Wolves

Jimmy Butler Turns Down Four-Year, $110M Extension Offer From Wolves

5 days ago   |   By SLAMonline

All-Star Jimmy Butler apparently declined a four-year extension offer from Minnesota worth around $110M, owner Glen Taylor told KTSP's Darren Wolfson on a podcast:
Twolves All-Star Jimmy Butler has officially turned down the Wolves' 4-year, $110M range extension offer, per owner Glen Taylor. Full interview posting soon, which includes stuff on KAT extension talks, Thibs, filling out the roster, and LosLynx .
- Darren Wolfson July 13, 2018
Jimmy/his side expressed gratitude for the Twolves extending such a nice offer. Logically speaking, it just makes sense to wait, even while betting on...
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Jimmy Butler turns down Timberwolves' 4-year, $110M extension offer, report says

Jimmy Butler turns down Timberwolves' 4-year, $110M extension offer, report says

5 days ago   |   By Sporting News

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said the guard turned down a long term deal worth approximately $110 million.
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Report: Butler turns down four-year, $110M offer from Wolves

5 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

It's looking more and more like Minnesota Timberwolves star wing Jimmy Butler will hit free agency. As we noted earlier in the offseason, it had been reported that Butler was unlikely to sign an extension prior to the start of the 2018-19 season.That's now officially official. Acquired from the Chicago Bulls in a trade last summer, Butler has reportedly found himself at odds with the likes of Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins. It's led to speculation that he will leave Minnesota in free agency next summer.If that's the case, it would not be an absolute shock to see the Wolves look to...
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Jimmy Butler rejects Wolves' four-year, $110 million extension offer, owner says

5 days ago   |   By CBSSports

Butler will be eligible for a much bigger payday next year if he opts out of the final year of his contract
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Jimmy Butler rejette une offre d'extension à 110 millions des Wolves

Jimmy Butler rejette une offre d'extension à 110 millions des Wolves

5 days ago   |   By Basketsession

Pas surprenant, mais révélateur : Jimmy Butler a refusé une belle offre de prolongation de Minnesota.
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Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor: Jimmy Butler rejected contract extension

5 days ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

Butler could earn much more in 2019 unrestricted free agency - even by leaving Minnesota
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Jimmy Butler turns down long-term offer from T-Wolves

5 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

Jimmy Butler's actions continue to increase speculation that he doesn't see his long-term future in Minnesota.According to Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor, Butler turned down Minnesota's offer of a four-year extension worth around $110 million. Taylor may be exerting some public pressure on Butler by saying this, but it's interesting to see where the two sides go from here. The guard is entering the final guaranteed year of his contract, and has a player option for the 2019-20 season. With rumors of his unhappiness in Minnesota now having some evidence behind them, this is a situation that...
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Jimmy Butler Rejects Timberwolves' 4-Year, $110M Contract Extension Offer

5 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Amid reports of his frustration with the Minnesota Timberwolves , Jimmy Butler has rejected a long-term deal with the team...
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Report: Butler rejects 4-year extension from T-Wolves in range of $110M

5 days ago   |   By TheScore

Jimmy Butler has rejected the Minnesota Timberwolves ' offer of a four-year extension in the range of $110 million, team owner Glen Taylor reportedly told 5 Eyewitness News' Darren Wolfson. More to come. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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Jimmy Butler Turns Down Wolves' Extension Offer

5 days ago   |   By Hoops Rumors

All-NBA forward Jimmy Butler has formally turned down a contract extension offer from the Timberwolves , tweets Darren Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness News, citing team owner Glen Taylor. As Wolfson notes, the four-year deal would have been worth about $110MM.
This news doesn't come as a surprise, and it doesn't mean that Butler is plotting his exit from Minnesota. We heard earlier this offseason that the Timberwolves intended to offer their All-Star forward a contract extension, but CBA rules limit the team to offering four years and approximately $110MM.
If he waits until 2019 and opts out of...
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