It had been suggested that Miami was delaying Josh Richardson into the deal.
But New York Times Reporter Marc Stein has hinted that it was Taylor who poured cold water on the swap. 19659002] He wrote: "[Taylor] could have escaped his butler nightmare by accepting a package from Miami led by promising heat-swingman Josh Richardson and a protected first-round selection." The NBA ace met head coach Tom Thibodeau on Monday to try and take a step forward. English: emagazine.credit-suisse.com/app/art … = 157 & lang = en Dare and Reduce Its Price Athletic journalist Shams Charania
"Jimmy Butler has returned to Minnesota and reaffirmed his desire to trade Monday in a meeting with President / Coach Tom Thibodeau," Charania said on Twitter.
In the meantime, ESPN expert Jorge Sedano, formerly a Heat employee, recently revealed a secret phone call between the two franchises.
"I know Miami is hot for him, Dwayne Wade loves him and they are like brothers," Sedano said.
"Maybe we have first-hand information and [Heat president] Pat Riley may have phoned Tom Thibodeau and told him to" fix her peeping house "
NBA expert Byron Scott also warned the wolves of the serious consequences of Butler's reintegration into the herd.
"You can not save this situation," he said.
"I think Jimmy is clearly not
" You need to find a way for this trade to work.
"When he's there, we know Jimmy as a pro, he'll show up, he'll play every game when he's healthy."
"But the distractions in what it might cause in the locker room, the chemistry and the camaraderie.
"Minnesota needs to find a way for this deal to get through and they have to find another suitor."
"You must do it at all costs, because when he gets back, it'll be har d.
Minnesota Timberwolves Transactions ̵
Signed F Anthony Tolliver to a One-Year Contract
Signed F Keita Bates-Diop.
Announcement of the resignation of assistant coach Rick Brunson
Signed G Derrick Rose for the remainder of the season
February  reminded C Justin Patton of Iowa (NBAGL)