Butler spoke to the media today before his squad matched up against New Orleans, saying he plans on playing before the playoffs:
“Oh yeah, oh yeah, I plan on doing it,” Butler said. “I can’t give you the exact date, but I want to come back and I want to help. I want to play.”
Butler was selected as an All-Star for this year’s game. He’s putting up 22 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists this season for the sixth-place Timberwolves.