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Report: Wolves interested in trading for Jimmy Butler

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A trade that is almost definitely NOT going to happen has officially made it into the rumor mill. Breaking down what it does and doesn’t mean.

The Case for Trading for Jimmy Butler

CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 27: Jimmy Butler #21 of the Chicago Bulls and Zach LaVine #8 of the Minnesota Timberwolves chase down a loose ball at the United Center on February 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls defeated the Timberwolves 96-89. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The signs seem to point to an aggressive attempt to get back into the playoffs. More than a few of the Wolves’ top beat writers have speculated that the team will trade the pick, which could be the first step in such a process, which brings us to the idea of trading for Jimmy Butler.

Jon Krawczynski: Wolves “looking to trade Kevin Martin”


Kevin Martin has been made available in trade talks – exploring what it means, what the Wolves could get for him, and what’ll happen in the meantime.

Report: Timberwolves acquire Kevin Garnett, send Thad Young to Nets

It’s a done deal – the Minnesota Timberwolves have acquired Kevin Garnett from the Brooklyn Nets for Thaddeus Young.

Pipe Dream: Thaddeus Young on the Wolves

Recently, we at A Wolf Among Wolves have provided measured yet optimistic feedback and analysis of the Wolves’ draft night and free agency signings. I expect that kind of reasoned and balanced writing to continue through future signings and trades leading up to the season. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for some wild-eyed […]