Jimmy Butler

23 hours ago
Jimmy Butler was a great pickup for the Philadelphia 76ers, but his integration hasn't exactly been smooth, according to Joel Embiid.
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1 day ago
The Process has a new one to take on. Joel Embiid, who sat out the 76ers’ win over the Pistons on Friday night to rest, told reporters he felt he has not been himself offensively since Philadelphia traded for Jimmy Butler last month. He is still adjusting to his new role with the team, which...
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Jimmy Butler posted his second successive 38-point game to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 117-111 win against the Detroit Pistons, while LeBron James was unable to lift the Los Angeles Lakers. The 76ers were without NBA All-Star big man Joel Embiid but a Butler-inspired Philadelphia rallied to beat the Pistons on Friday. Butler finished with 38 points – 13 in the fourth quarter – six rebounds and six assists, making 12 of 26 field goals for the 76ers, who trailed by as many as 15 points in the third quarter.
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Philadelphia center Joel Embiid is frustrated with his play recently and hasn’t “been myself” since the Jimmy Butler trade. Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid was held out of their game against the Detroit Pistons on Friday night so that he could rest. “I haven’t been myself lately,” Embiid told the Philadelphia Inquirer on Friday.
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Jimmy Butler scored 38 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame Joel Embiid's absence Friday night, rallying from a 15-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 117-111. Blake Griffin had 31 points and 12 rebounds for Detroit, but the Pistons squandered their big third-quarter lead
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1 day ago
Timberwolves president-coach Tom Thibodeau was reportedly on thin ice amid the Jimmy Butler trade saga. But since dealing Butler for Robert Covington and Dario Saric, Minnesota has gone 9-3. Still, the Timberwolves are just 10th in the West. Even with
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2 days ago
Jimmy Butler is making a difference for the Philadelphia 76ers.
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2 days ago
Lakers star Kobe Bryant discussed how Jimmy Butler’s competitive edge reminds him of himself. Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant is no stranger to fiery competition, so naturally he came to the defense of the newest member of the Philadelphia 76ers: Jimmy Butler. Butler has been all over the news
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3 days ago
Also: A Ben Simmons-Jimmy Butler mixtape, some deception from J.J. Barea and an extremely mad Marc Gasol
4 days ago
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS AT TORONTO RAPTORS Wednesday, 8 p.m. TV: Sportsnet One; Radio: 1050 AM MARQUEE MATCHUP Jimmy Butler vs. Kawhi Leonard They don’t make two-way players much better than these two. Both are late bloomers who weren’t highly touted out of high school or college, but have molded themselves into gritty, dominant forces. They can […]
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5 days ago
Just about every time Jimmy Butler steps in front of the media, you're going to be entertained. Asked who he played with, Butler called out player development specialist Remy Ndiaye. Just beneath the surface of Butler's playful antics lies a fierce competitiveness.
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5 days ago
Hoiberg's first team had Jimmy Butler calling him out and he never seemed to recover from that.
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6 days ago
The moment Fred Hoiberg wasn't able to co-exist with Jimmy Butler, an event that caused the Bulls to enter a rebuild, his fate was all but sealed.
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1 week ago
Since the deal, Philadelphia has won seven of nine games and might even feel like they have the firepower to compete at the very top of the Eastern Conference. If Markelle Fultz's shoulder injury/mental block wasn't such an issue, the 76ers would have even more to challenge the Toronto Raptors
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1 week ago
Since the deal, Philadelphia has won seven of nine games and might even feel like they have the firepower to compete at the very top of the Eastern Conference. If Markelle Fultz's shoulder injury/mental block wasn't such an issue, the 76ers would have even more to challenge the Toronto Raptors
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1 week ago
Since the deal, Philadelphia has won seven of nine games and might even feel like it has the firepower to rise to the top of the Eastern Conference. If Markelle Fultz's shoulder injury/mental block wasn't such an issue, the 76ers would have even more to challenge the Toronto Raptors.
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1 week ago
Since the deal, Philadelphia has won seven of nine games and might even feel like they have the firepower to compete at the very top of the Eastern Conference. If Markelle Fultz's shoulder injury/mental block wasn't such an issue, the 76ers would have even more to challenge the Toronto Raptors
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1 week ago
Since the deal, Philadelphia has won seven of nine games and might even feel like it has the firepower to rise to the top of the Eastern Conference. If Markelle Fultz's shoulder injury/mental block wasn't such an issue, the 76ers would have even more to challenge the Toronto Raptors.
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1 week ago
Since the deal, Philadelphia has won seven of nine games and might even feel like it has the firepower to rise to the top of the Eastern Conference. If Markelle Fultz's shoulder injury/mental block wasn't such an issue, the 76ers would have even more to challenge the Toronto Raptors.
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1 week ago
A quarter of the NBA season is done, and a ton has already happened. Here’s a look at the surprises, good and bad, 20-plus games into the NBA season: Jimmy Butler’s new home No move could have a bigger impact on the NBA this season (and next summer) than the Philadelphia 76ers’ deal for Jimmy Butler,...
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The Minnesota Timberwolves are a .500 team again, and they can cite their defense as one of the causes. The Wolves were one of the league's worst defensive teams three weeks ago when Jimmy Butler played in his last game, and they have gradually improved on the defensive end since trading him to Philadelphia
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One of the questions many posed after the Los Angeles Lakers signed LeBron James in free agency was who from the team's young core would emerge as the second star. Most identified Brandon Ingram, both for his tantalizing upside and the fact he was entering his third season. Lakers president of basketball
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1 week ago
Without Jimmy Butler's game-winners, the Sixers certainly wouldn't be feeling as good about themselves after a quarter of the season. By Noah Levick
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1 week ago
15. Minnesota Timberwolves (18) Minnesota is enjoying the post-Jimmy Butler era just fine, and Robert Covington has loads to do with it. He led the Wolves, who've won four straight, in scoring against the Cavs on Monday and Spurs on Wednesday, and his defensive impact (along with a much more engaged
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1 week ago
15. Minnesota Timberwolves (18) Minnesota is enjoying the post-Jimmy Butler era just fine, and Robert Covington has loads to do with it. He led the Wolves, who've won four straight, in scoring against the Cavs on Monday and Spurs on Wednesday, and his defensive impact (along with a much more engaged
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1 week ago
15. Minnesota Timberwolves (18) Minnesota is enjoying the post-Jimmy Butler era just fine, and Robert Covington has loads to do with it. He led the Wolves, who've won four straight, in scoring against the Cavs on Monday and Spurs on Wednesday, and his defensive impact (along with a much more engaged
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1 week ago
MINNEAPOLIS -- The two biggest trades of the past year in the NBA involved two franchises that were forced into dealing their best player -- a player also happened to be fed up with that franchise. All through the 2017-18 season, tensions simmered between the San Antonio Spurs and Kawhi Leonard. It was
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1 week ago
MINNEAPOLIS -- The two biggest trades of the past year in the NBA involved two franchises that were forced into dealing their best player -- a player also happened to be fed up with that franchise. All through the 2017-18 season, tensions simmered between the San Antonio Spurs and Kawhi Leonard. It was
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1 week ago
MINNEAPOLIS -- The two biggest trades of the past year in the NBA involved two franchises that were forced into dealing their best player -- a player also happened to be fed up with that franchise. All through the 2017-18 season, tensions simmered between the San Antonio Spurs and Kawhi Leonard. It was
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1 week ago
Since Robert Covington and Dario Saric arrived in the Jimmy Butler trade from the 76ers, Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau has stuck to a nine-man rotation. That has meant Anthony Tolliver and rookie Josh Okogie, who were getting time before the trade, have spent most of the past few weeks on the bench
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1 week ago
The Spurs and Wolves were faced with similar situations, but the results have been drastically different
1 week ago
Since Robert Covington and Dario Saric arrived in the Jimmy Butler trade from the 76ers, Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau has stuck to a nine-man rotation. That has meant Anthony Tolliver and rookie Josh Okogie, who were getting time before the trade, have spent most of the past few weeks on the bench
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1 week ago
Jimmy Butler has shown off his ability in the clutch, but according to this metric, two of his new teammates have been even more clutch. By Paul Hudrick
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1 week ago
This may be a bit of revisionist history.
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1 week ago
When Philadelphia traded for Jimmy Butler, it was the effective end of the Markelle Fultz experiment for this season. The 76ers moved into a win now mode, which did not fit with letting Markelle Fultz start so he could gain confidence over time (that starting five with Fultz did not have enough shooting and often dug the team a nightly hole to climb out of). J.J. Redick was quickly starting again, and guys like T.J. McConnell and Landry Shamet were getting more run.
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Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau said one of his main objectives in the offseason was identifying the strengths and weaknesses of the roster. Of course, at that time Jimmy Butler was still a part of Thibodeau's equation. Since making the trade that sent Butler to the 76ers for Robert Covington and
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1 week ago
About one quarter of the NBA season is completed, and many teams are dealing with new identities. All-Star Jimmy Butler has hit two game-winners to carry the Philadelphia 76ers into the East's top three while the Boston Celtics continue to lose against mediocre teams. Meanwhile, the Houston Rockets
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1 week ago
Coming off their second game-winner in seven days -- and the second to come off the fingertips of star midseason acquisition and four-time all-star Jimmy Butler- the Philadelphia 76ers might have an easier go of it on Wednesday night at Wells Fargo Center when the New York Knicks come to town. The Knicks
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The New York Knicks were reportedly one of his preferred destinations before the 76ers acquired the swingman in a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves on Nov. 12. Unhappy with the Timberwolves, Butler forced his way out of Minnesota.
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The New York Knicks were reportedly one of his preferred destinations before the 76ers acquired the swingman in a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves on Nov. 12. Unhappy with the Timberwolves, Butler forced his way out of Minnesota.
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The New York Knicks were reportedly one of his preferred destinations before the 76ers acquired the swingman in a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves on Nov. 12. Unhappy with the Timberwolves, Butler forced his way out of Minnesota.
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1 week ago
Two of those victories have come via Butler game-winners. When the 76ers dealt for Butler, one of the first concerns was for his pending relationship with Markelle Fultz. How would the guy who just publicly and privately trashed Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins for being soft handle the former first-round pick dealing with a myriad of issues believed to be both physical and mental?
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Did the Knicks mess up by not trading for Jimmy Butler? The logic for declining to negotiate with the Timberwolves at the time, as outlined by team president Steve Mills, was that the Knicks were no longer willing to sacrifice assets for a player they could acquire in free agency (the deal for Carmelo
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