Jimmy Butler makes a statement with his shoe choice in return to Minnesota

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Jimmy Butler makes a statement with his shoe choice in return to Minnesota originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com

Jimmy Butler's locker in Philadelphia is stuffed with shoes of all colors and styles. He brought a special pair with him for his return to Minnesota.

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The bottom of the shoes say, "You either die a hero, or live long enough to see yourself become the villain," which is certainly fitting for his first game in Minnesota since being traded in November.

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Jimmy Butler shoes
Jimmy Butler shoes

Timberwolves fans didn't forget the messy end to Butler's time in Minnesota. The reception for Butler when he was introduced as a starter before the game was predictable.

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Butler has already assumed the role of fourth-quarter hero on a few occasions in Philadelphia, but it certainly looks like he's lived long enough to see himself become the villain in Minneapolis. 

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