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Butler's mistrust of the front office runs deeper than a contract

Feb 01, 2017 - Chicago Sun-Times

OKLAHOMA CITY - Jimmy Butler developed a bit of amnesia on Wednesday.

The three-time All-Star was asked about a story told by ESPN radio personality Ryen Russillo in which the Bulls front office allegedly threatened Butler's playing time with Tony Snell if he didn't sign the contract extension that was being offered by the club in 2014.

According to Russillo, "[A member of the] front office went to Jimmy Butler and said 'if you don't sign this extension, we're going to play Tony S...