Adrian Wojnarowski: Minnesota Timberwolves President/Coach Tom Thibodeau met with All-Star forward Jimmy Butler on Monday and tried to convince him to eventually rejoin the team in the preseason, league sources tell ESPN. Butler is sitting out, awaiting the organization to honor his trade request.


Jon Krawczynski: Building off @Adrian Wojnarowski tweet: sources say Jimmy Butler remained resolute during his talk with Thibs that his position would not change.