Jimmy Butler Tweeted For The First Time In Years And Got Into Intense Twitter Beef With Jae Crowder After Chippy Wolves-Jazz Game
Things got pretty heated between the Utah Jazz and the Minnesota Timberwolves last night after Wolves guard Jeff Teague got ejected late in the fourth quarter after he body checked Jazz point guard Ricky Rubio into the stands.
After the hit, injured Wolves guard Jimmy Butler tweeted for the first time in years to show support for his teammate.
Right after Teague was ejected from the game, Wolves coach Tom Thibodeau got into it with Jae Crowder who was later ejected from the game. This set up a pretty heated exchange between Butler and Crowder on Twitter.
While in the locker room, Crowder was asked about his Twitter beef with Butler and he kind of downplayed the whole thing.
“He is a competitor, he’s a trash talker, he is all of the above,” Crowder said of Butler, his former college teammate at Marquette.
“He wishes he was out there competing in a game like that, that’s what probably eating him up the most, he wishes he was on the court, fighting with his guys…that’s my guy,” said Crowder.
Twitter beefs and pettiness is the main reason why the NBA is so hot right now. Can’t wait until the Wolves and the Jazz play again, hopefully they meet in the playoffs which is a possibility.