Timberwolves Won't Bite On Rockets' Trade Offer For Jimmy Butler

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Jimmy Butler #23 of the Minnesota Timberwolves dribbles the ball up court against the Golden State Warriors as part of 2017 NBA Global Games China on October 5, 2017 in Shenzhen, China at Shenzhen Universidade.

Butler requested a trade before the season and the Timberwolves reportedly were on the verge of completing a trade with the Heat before changes proposed by Minnesota led to a breakdown in talks earlier this month, according to The New York Times.

The Rockets' offer constitutes the maximum number of first-round picks allowable in a deal, factoring in league rules that necessitate no first-rounders can be conveyed in successive years. The lottery protections on the picks would be limited according to Wojnarowski.

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He can become a free agent at the end of the season, having turned down a contract extension from the Timberwolves over the summer.

Wow, four future first-round draft picks is insane, a lot like the trade that crumbled the Brooklyn Nets when they acquired Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce.

Limitations like that on a massive draft pick haul would be reason for the Timberwolves to look elsewhere, especially as Tom Thibodeau tries to construct a victor in the Twin Cities while he still has his job there.

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The Raptors (4-0) will be looking to start a season with five straight wins for just the second time.

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor told Butler when he reported to training camp that the club would trade him once they were satisfied with an offer.

This year has started out rough as the team dropped to 1-3 after a Wednesday night defeat to the Utah Jazz.

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