Jimmy Butler Talks “Brutally Honest” Practice & Being Tough On KAT & Wiggins

Jimmy Butler Talks “Brutally Honest” Practice & Being Tough On KAT & Wiggins


Jimmy Butler was all around the information on Wednesday after he ballistic in the course of the Timberwovles apply, yelling on the GM saying “you want me” and beating the starters with the third staff gamers. All the animonsty comes from Butler desirous to be traded and never getting paid like heart Karl Anthony-towns was. In reality, Butler reportedly yelled out “they ain’t s–t” and “they st” at Wiggins and Towns, as he led third-stringers to victories over the staring unit.

Well after this information broke Butler’s depth, the previous Bulls celebrity sat-down with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols to speak about it.

“Lots it’s true,” he stated. “I have never performed basketball in so lengthy. I am so passionate. I do not do it for any purpose however to compete. All my emotion got here out at one time. Was it the suitable method? No! But I am unable to management that after I’m on the market competing. That’s my love the sport. That’s uncooked me, me at my most interesting, me at my purest. Inside the traces.”

Butler acknowledged that he may be exhausting on teammates, particularly Towns, however he stated on Wednesday that the All-Star heart began all of it by speaking trash to him, and Butler responded.

“Am I being robust on him? Yeah, that is who am I,” Butler stated. “I am not essentially the most proficient participant on the staff. Who is essentially the most proficient participant on our staff — KAT. Who is essentially the most God-gifted participant on our staff — Wiggs. Who performs the toughest? Me! I play exhausting. I put my physique on the road] day by day in apply, day by day in video games. That’s my ardour. Everybody leads in several methods. That’s how I present I am right here for you.”

Watch Jimmy break down the much-talked about apply (beneath) with Rachel Nichols.