There were reports that Jimmy Butler was away from the Bulls earlier this week and one of the teams interested in his services were the Cavaliers. However, on Tuesday, a second report surfaced that Butler didn’t want to be traded and had told the Cavaliers that .
At first it seemed like reports were just conflicting, which is usually common around this time of the year with the draft and the free agency period looming. That said, according to the Chicago Sun-Times on Wednesday, Butler has been receiving word from Cavs players to avoid the reportedly a “volatile” situation in Cleveland, which could be why he was reluctant to give the Cavs a long term commitment. Here’s more from the Sun-Times: