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Butlers' Wolves host Cavs in home opener

Jimmy Butler may get his desire to be traded fulfilled at some point this season and the awkwardness of the situation has created some uncomfortable moments for a team he helped reached the playoffs for the first time since 2004.

In the meantime, Butler and the Minnesota Timberwolves will try to get a win in their home opener Friday night with the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are playing their second game following the departure of LeBron James to the Los Angeles Lakers.

The saga with Butler began cropping up in July when he rejected a four-year contract extension that would have prevented him from reaching free agency next summer. On Sept. 19, he met with coach Tom Thibodeau and formally requested a trade and last week reports surfaced of a practice so heated the Butler was yelling at coaches and cursing at GM Scott Layden.

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Leaders
Points: Kevin Love21.0
Rebounds: Tristan Thompson13.0
Assists: George Hill7.0
FG%: Cedi Osman50.0%
Steals: Cedi Osman2.00
Blocks: Jordan Clarkson0.00
Defense (Rank)
Points: 116.0 (21)
Rebounds: 44.0 (7)
Assists: 21.0 (12)
FG%: 48.9% (20)
FT%: 60.0% (3)
3P%: 42.4% (23)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 104.0 (17)
Rebounds: 49.0 (10)
Assists: 17.0 (23)
FG%: 40.0% (21)
FT%: 74.4% (13)
3P%: 36.8% (9)
Standings
Central Divison
  W L Pct GB
Detroit 1 0 1.000 --
Milwaukee 1 0 1.000 --
Indiana 1 0 1.000 --
Cleveland 0 1 .000 1.0
Chicago 0 1 .000 1.0
Full Standings
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/15/2018 Bonzie Colson Waived
10/15/2018 Kobi Simmons Waived
10/15/2018 Emanuel Terry Waived
10/13/2018 Isaiah Taylor Waived
10/11/2018 Emanuel Terry Signed as Free Agent
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Injuries
Date Player Status
10/14/2018 Larry Nance Jr. Sparined right ankle
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