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  1. Pistons hope to be sharper against TimberwolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... but the Timberwolves wound up with a 126-118 win in Los Angeles. Minnesota (14-16) is 10-7 since trading Jimmy Butler to Philadelphia on Nov. 12. Most of those wins are at home as the Timberwolves are 8-3 in their last 11 home games after coasting ...

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  2. Full of energy, Josh Okogie is making a strong case for a spot in the Timberwolves' rotationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    ... red zero wins and four losses, Minnesota was three games under .500 and had many questioning if its strong post-Jimmy Butler trade play was the new norm or merely a honeymoon period that had run...

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  3. Timberwolves blitz Sacramento in return home after rough road tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | TwinCities

    Fresh off another disastrous West Coast road trip that featured zero wins and four losses, Minnesota was three games under .500 and had many questioning if its strong post-Jimmy Butler trade play was the new norm or merely a honeymoon period that had run its course. Minnesota delivered a resounding 132-105 blowout win over Sacramento, just five days after falling to the Kings 141-130 on the road.

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  4. Game #30: A Royal PainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canis Hoopus

    The 9-3 high that the Timberwolves were riding since trading Jimmy Butler came crashing back to reality with four consecutive road losses, including one to the lowly Phoenix Suns , the worst team in the league. The Wolves are now an abysmal 2-12 on the road this season and 0-11 when visiting fellow Western Conference teams.

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  5. Wolves return to comforts of home with resounding rout of KingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... feel like a few weeks ago. Back in early November the Wolves limped home after an 0-5 trip out west, traded Jimmy Butler to Philadelphia for Covington and Dario Saric and went on a 7-2 run, with all but one of those wins coming at home. The Wolves ...

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  6. Minnesota Timberwolves: Dissecting the Wolves' downward spiralRead the original story

    Monday | Dunking with Wolves

    The Minnesota Timberwolves are back to their losing ways. But what happened, and what do they need to do to turn things back around? It wasn't that long ago that the Minnesota Timberwolves were riding high, having won nine of 12 games since jettisoning malcontent Jimmy Butler .

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  7. Jimmy Butler to Return vs. Cavaliers After Missing 2 Games with Groin InjuryRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 16 | BleacherReport

    Butler had been dealing with a groin injury originally suffered last Monday, which caused him to sit in each of the last two games. The 76ers lost each game this week without the talented player.

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  8. The Triple Team: Andy Larsen's analysis of yet another night when the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 15 | Salt Lake Tribune

    There have been only two worse shooting games by any NBA team all season long. One was by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the depths of their Jimmy Butler-inspired drama on Nov. 4, they had a 34.9% eFG.

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  9. How Timberwolves' Covington became one of the NBA's top defendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 15 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    ... ball." Ask Timberwolves players for the reason for Minnesota's defensive improvement since the trade that sent Jimmy Butler to Philadelphia, they'll all point to Covington. He is the catalyst of Minnesota's post-trade defensive revolution. Jeff ...

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  10. Game 29, Wolves at Suns: Clearing the Road SkiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 15 | Canis Hoopus

    ... to drop 141 points on their head on Wednesday night. After forging a reputation as a defensive force post- Jimmy Butler , they have let their guard down over the past three games. Literally. In a dispiriting road trip thus far, Minnesota has ...

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  11. Preview: Suns try to keep positive momentum flowing versus TimberwolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 15 | Bright Side of the Sun

    ... Ayton will have his hands full against Towns. Minnesota's defense has improved mightily since swapping out Jimmy Butler for Covington and Saric, which could lead to a tough night trying to break 100 points. A blend of Minnesota's road woes and ...

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  12. Embracing Minnesota's Newfound DepthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 15 | Canis Hoopus

    ... isn't a very significant output. However, like everything this season, it must be split up into pre and post- Jimmy Butler sections. In the 14 games since the disgruntled All-Star swapped chewing up teammates for chewing Philly cheese steaks - and ...

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  13. Suns pull out of 10-game skid, look forward to facing TimberwolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | Big News Network.com

    ... losses to Portland and Golden State. The Timberwolves entered the trip having won nine of 12 after trading Jimmy Butler to Philadelphia on Nov. 12. The Timberwolves shot 53.8 percent from the floor against Sacramento. The Kings were even hotter, ...

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  14. Minnesota Timberwolves: Karl-Anthony Towns' post-Butler emergenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | Dunking with Wolves

    Already an All-Star, Karl-Anthony Towns has found another gear since the Minnesota Timberwolves traded away Jimmy Butler , and the sky seems to be the limit for the Wolves superstar. Lest we forget that Karl-Anthony Towns has already made his first All-Star team and had a fantastic season last year, it's also important to note that Towns might be making another clear leap now that Jimmy Butler has taken his talents to the City of Brotherly Love.

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  15. I confess, I may have been wrong about Jimmy ButlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Yahoo Sports

    Jimmy Butler came to Philadelphia with a bad reputation. Given how he's acquitted himself as a Sixer, that rep may not have been fair.

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  16. KAT & Super Dario: Reaching Minnesota's CeilingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | Canis Hoopus

    When the Timberwolves traded Jimmy Butler to the Sixers in mid-November, much of the attention on the return package was centered around Robert Covington and his first-team all-NBA level defense. Since then, Covington has, somehow, completely turned the Wolves defense around.

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  17. Jimmy Butler Thinks He Handled Timberwolves Situation the Correct WayRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 13 | BleacherReport

    Butler opened up about his departure in an interview with GQ 's Clay Skipper . The four-time All-Star defended the circumstances leading to his trade to the Sixers: "I think I did everything the correct way.

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  18. Why can't the Timberwolves win a conference game on the road?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Star Tribune

    The latest Timberwolves road trip out West hasn't quite taken on the horror show feel of the last one, which ended 0-5 and resulted in Jimmy Butler finally being traded. But the trip now sits at 0-3 after a 141-130 loss to Sacramento on Wednesday and perhaps feels even more disappointing than that last awful stretch if only because the Wolves had generated great optimism by going 9-3 since the trade and seemingly had discovered a winning combination centered around defense that might lead to better road results.

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  19. The Timberwolves remained winless in 10 road games against Western Conference opponents.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | KARE-TV Minneapolis

    ... against any NBA rival. ... Minnesota had won nine of its previous 14 games since the Nov. 12 trade that sent Jimmy Butler to Philadelphia. Kings: It was Bagley's fourth double-double of the season. ... Ferrell had 17 points off the bench. ... The ...

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  20. Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns becomes adept at beating double-teams, finding open teammatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Star Tribune

    With Jimmy Butler gone, the Timberwolves offense now runs through Karl-Anthony Towns, and because of that, he is facing a regular helping of double-teams when he catches the ball in the paint or just outside of it. "He's making a lot of good plays," Thibodeau said.

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