Rockets GM Daryl Morey will pull out all the stops to knock off the Warriors. Could that mean going all-in on a deal for disgruntled All-Star Jimmy Butler?
On one hand, Tristan Thompson is correct: the Cavs *are* still four-time-defending Eastern Conference champs. On the other hand ... c'mon, man.
What's that? A little confused? Well, let's let Kyle — dangit, my bad, excuse me, *Kyle* — explain it to us.
Casual fans have long suggested that you don't need to turn on an NBA game until the fourth quarter. Now, the NBA's trying to turn that sentiment into a new revenue stream.
As his standoff with the Timberwolves enters its second week, Jimmy Butler has reportedly picked a new preferred destination. It's way warmer.
If the Wolves are going to get into alignment on the Jimmy Butler saga, Glen Taylor will have to make the move, because Tom Thibodeau's not going to budge.
Few players rival Jimmy Butler's two-way impact. It's small wonder, then, that more than a dozen teams are reportedly angling for his services.
When the star tells you he's not long for your city, believe him and do whatever you can to make lemonade, even if that means swallowing hard.
"He is going to be ready to have a breakout season and build on what he did last season, because it was only a couple of things he had to do better."