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Jimmy Butler Is Reportedly "Fed Up" With Karl-Anthony Towns

A general view of the Minnesota Timberwolves court.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 21: A general view of the Target Center during the game between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the San Antonio Spurs on November 21, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Spurs defeated the Timberwolves 121-92. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

When the Minnesota Timberwolves first paired Jimmy Butler with Karl-Anthony Towns, it looked like they were aiming to be the next big thing in the Western Conference. Now, it might be ending sooner rather than later.

The two have only played one season together, but the pairing might be headed for divorce. Butler is reportedly "fed up" with Towns.

According to Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times, Butler doesn't want to sign an extension with Minnesota and is annoyed by the nonchalant attitude of Towns and other teammates.

Cowley writes that this could lead to a pairing of Butler and Kyrie Irving on an Eastern Conference team next year.

Irving has already said he won’t be signing a contract extension this summer. As for Butler, a league source said that he also has no intentions of signing an extension with Minnesota, all but fed up with the nonchalant attitude of his younger teammates, specifically Karl-Anthony Towns.

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Can Butler still change his mind?

Absolutely. Especially if Minnesota were to do the almost improbable and move Towns – a move ownership is highly against.

Butler averaged 22.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.9 assists per game last season, while Towns produced 21.3 points and 12.3 rebounds per game. Minnesota made its first playoff appearance in 14 years.

On the surface, things looked okay. But if Cowley has it right, things are almost in disrepair behind the scenes.