Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
Though Butler has been trying to force his way out of Minnesota since the offseason, the Timberwolves have held onto him while continuing to field trade offers.
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Miami is hellbent on remaining active in trade talks despite a month's worth of disagreements with the Wolves' front office and their steep asking price for Butler. Butler can opt out of his contract and become a free agent at the end of the season.
Houston is now dealing with injuries to two starters, both with hamstring injuries. That's said to especially be the case with ultra-competitive president/coach Tom Thibodeau, who has tried to convince Butler to reconsider his trade request on multiple occasions.
For the Rockets to include a package with four first-round picks, they'd have to be spread out over a seven-year period, as teams are prohibited from trading their first-round picks in consecutive seasons.
And while Jimmy didn't name Houston and a potential landing spot, playing with the current-MVP and future hall of famer Chris Paul seems very appetizing and verbally committing to Morey over an extension may be what gets this deal done.